Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 2)

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Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 2)
I, Kelly O’Dwyer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make the following determination.
Dated                                       04 May 2015
Kelly O’Dwyer
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
 
  
  
  
Contents
1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1
5............ Specification of denominations and standard compositions........................................... 1
6............ Standard weight, design and dimension of coins........................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Standard composition, standard weight, design and dimension of coins                                                                                                                                                     2
Part 1—Specification of coins                                                                                                                   2
1............ Specifications................................................................................................................ 2
Part 2—Explanation of symbols                                                                                                              3
2............ Symbols used in Part 1.................................................................................................. 3
 
1  Name
                   This is the Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 2).
2  Commencement
                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This instrument is made under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
4  Definitions
                   In this instrument:
Act means the Currency Act 1965.
5  Specification of denominations and standard compositions
             (1)  This section is made for paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act.
             (2)  The Act has effect, on and after the day on which this instrument commences, as if:
                     (a)  there were included in the Schedule to the Act the references to denominations of money specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument; and
                     (b)  there were specified in the Schedule to the Act opposite to each such denomination, as the standard composition of coins of that denomination, the standard composition specified for the denomination in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument.
             (3)  This section does not affect any other provision of a determination made for paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act.
6  Standard weight, design and dimension of coins
             (1)  This section is made for subsection 13A(1) of the Act.
             (2)  On and after the day on which this instrument commences, each item of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument specifies the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of the coin whose denomination and standard composition is specified in that item.
             (3)  Each item of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this instrument explains a symbol used to describe the design of coins specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1.
             (4)  This section does not affect any other provision of a determination made for subsection 13A(1) of the Act.
Schedule 1—Standard composition, standard weight, design and dimension of coins
Note:       See sections 5 and 6.
Part 1—Specification of coins
  
1  Specifications
                   Each item of the following table specifies the standard composition, the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of a coin.
 
Specifications of coins

Item
Denomination
Standard composition
Standard weight and allowable variation (g)
Maximum diameter (mm) or other dimension
Maximum thickness (mm)
Shape
Edge
Obverse
Reverse

1
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
$1
At least 99.99% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O1
R2

3
$25
At least 99.99% gold
7.807 ± 0.030
20.60
2.00
S1
E1
O2
R3

4
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O3
R3

5
$1
Aluminium and bronze
13.500 ± 1.000
30.60
3.10
S1
E1
O4
R3

Part 2—Explanation of symbols
  
2  Symbols used in Part 1
                   Each item of the following table contains an explanation of a symbol used in Part 1 of this Schedule to describe the shape, edge design, obverse design and reverse design of a coin.
 
Explanation of symbols used in Part 1

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

3
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by a circle, which in turn is surrounded by the following:
(a) “· ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA ·”;
(c) “1 DOLLAR”;
(d) “IRB”

4
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “2015”;
(d) “1/4oz 9999 GOLD”;
(e) “25 DOLLARS”;
(f) “IRB”

5
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “2015”;
(d) “1oz 999 SILVER”;
(e) “1 DOLLAR”;
(f) “IRB”

6
Obverse
O4
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “· ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “· AUSTRALIA 2015 ·”;
(c) “1 DOLLAR”;
(d) “IRB”

7
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of a representation of a bounding kangaroo superimposed over a circular pattern of lines and shapes representing sunrays, and the following:
(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;
(b) “2015 1oz 999 SILVER”;
(c) “P”;
(d) the micro letter “A”

8
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of a representation of a bounding kangaroo superimposed over a circular pattern of lines and shapes representing sunrays, and the following:
(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;
(b) “2016 1oz 9999 SILVER”;
(c) “P”;
(d) the micro letter “A”

9
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of a representation of a ribbon forming a circle with a bow at the bottom, which encloses a representation of a woman holding a baby in swaddling with a man and a young boy at her side, and the following:
(a) “CELEBRATING THE BIRTH OF THE ROYAL BABY”;
(b) “2015”;
(c) “AH”;
(d) “P”

 
 
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