Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 6)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 6)
I, Bruce Billson, Minister for Small Business, make the following determination under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated          3 June 2015         
Bruce Billson
Minister for Small Business
 
  
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of determination.................................................................................................. 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 weight, design and dimension of coins               3
Part 1—Specifications of coins                                                                                                                 3
1............ Specifications................................................................................................................ 3
Part 2—Explanation of symbols                                                                                                              5
2............ Symbols used in Part 1.................................................................................................. 5
 
1  Name of determination
                   This determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 6).
2  Commencement
                   This determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This determination is made under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
4  Definitions
                   In this determination:
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 determination 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 determination; 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 determination.
             (3)  This section does not affect any other 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 when this determination commences, each item of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 1 specifies the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of a coin whose denomination is specified, or taken to be specified in the Schedule to the Act.
 (3)       A reference in Schedule 1 to the maximum diameter or other dimension of a coin is, for a coin that is tetradecagonal, a reference to the shortest diameter of the coin.
 
 
 
 (4)       Each item of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 1 explains a symbol used to describe the design of coins specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1.
             (5)  This section does not affect any other determination made under subsection 13A(1) of the Act.
Schedule 1—Standard weight, design and dimension of coins
Note:       See sections 5 and 6.
Part 1—Specifications of coins
  
1  Specifications
                   Each item of the following table specifies 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
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.78
28.65
2.92
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.78
28.65
2.92
S1
E1
O1
R2

3
$5
At least 99.9% silver
31.10 + 2.00
40.50
8.30
S1
E2
O2
R3

4
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.78
28.65
2.92
S1
E1
O1
R4

5
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.10 + 1.80
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O1
R5

6
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.10 + 1.80
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O1
R6

7
$10
At least 99.99% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.65
1.65
S1
E1
O1
R7

8
50c
Copper and nickel
15.37 ± 1.00
31.81
2.85
S2
E2
O1
R8

9
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.66
25.12
3.46
S1
E3
O3
R9

10
$1
At least 99.9% silver
11.66 ± 0.50
25.20
3.25
S1
E3
O3
R9

11
$10
At least 99.99% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.65
1.65
S1
E1
O3
R9

12
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 + 1.80
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O3
R10

13
$10
At least 99.9% silver
155.51 + 3.00
65.50
6.00
S1
E1
O3
R11

14
$30
At least 99.9% silver
1000 + 9.50
100.90
14.50
S1
E1
O3
R12

15
$5
At least 99.99% gold
1.56 + 0.20
14.40
1.20
S1
E1
O4
R13

16
$15
At least 99.99% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.75
1.65
S1
E1
O4
R14

17
$25
At least 99.99% gold
7.77 + 0.20
21.90
2.10
S1
E1
O4
R15

18
$50
At least 99.99% gold
15.55 + 0.20
30.20
2.20
S1
E1
O4
R16

19
$100
At least 99.99% gold
31.10 + 0.20
34.20
3.10
S1
E1
O4
R17

 
 
 
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
Shape
S2
Tetradecagonal

3
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

4
Edge
E2
Plain

5
Edge
E3
Interrupted milling

6
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(c)      the inscription, in numerals, of a year;
(d)      ‘IRB’.

7
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(c)      the inscription, in numerals, of a year;
(d)      ‘IRB’
all enclosed by a circular border.

8
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(c)      the inscription, in numerals, of a year;
(d)      Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by ‘DOLLAR’, or ‘DOLLARS’ as the case requires;
(e)      ‘IRB’;
(f)2 representations of a dot.

9
Obverse
O4
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(c)      Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by ‘DOLLAR’, or ‘DOLLARS’ as the case requires;
(d)      ‘IRB’;
(e)      3 representations of a dot;
all enclosed by an ornamental border, including representations of phases of the moon and a stylised representation of a monkey, a rooster, a dog, a pig, a rat, an ox, a tiger, a rabbit, a dragon, a snake, a horse and a goat. 

10
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the background, a stylised representation of a netball; and
(b)      superimposed on the representation of the netball, the following:
                 (i)     in the centre, a representation the Netball World Cup trophy;
                (ii)     ‘NETBALL WORLD CUP’;
              (iii)     ‘SYDNEY 2015’;
              (iv)     ‘20’.

11
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the background, a stylised representation of a netball; and
(b)      superimposed on the representation of the netball, the following:
                 (i)     in the centre, a representation the Netball World Cup trophy;
                (ii)     ‘NETBALL WORLD CUP’;
              (iii)     ‘SYDNEY 2015’;
              (iv)     ‘20’;
               (v)     the letter ‘S’ enclosed by a circle.

12
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of:
(a)      a stylised representation of a netball hoop fitted with a net; and
(b)      in the foreground and partially obscuring the hoop and the net, a representation of a netball containing irregular shapes and the inscription ‘Sydney 2015’; and
(c)      the following:
                 (i)     ‘5 DOLLARS’;
                (ii)     ‘NETBALL WORLD CUP’;
              (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’.

13
Reverse
R4
A design consisting of:
(a)      a circle; and
(b)      a representation of men marching; and
(c)      a representation of a man holding a rifle over one shoulder; and
(d)      in the foreground, and partially obscuring the circle, a representation of a man holding the Australian flag over one shoulder; and
(e)      in the background, a representation of a street, including a building, rooftops and trees; and
(f)       the number ‘20’; and
(g)      surrounding the circle, the following:
                 (i)     ‘AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS’;
                (ii)     ‘COOEE MARCH – 1915’;

14
Reverse
R5
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a crocodile appearing to emerge from splashing water; and
(b)      a representation of soil; and
(c)      in the background, a stylised representation of water and a horizontal line; and
(d)      the following:
                 (i)     ‘SALTWATER CROCODILE’;
                (ii)     ‘MONTY – ONE DOLLAR’;
              (iii)     ‘1 oz .999Ag’;
              (iv)     the designer’s initials ‘TD’.

15
Reverse
R6
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of an Australian bush scene, including hilly terrain, trees, a stream and grass; and
(b)      a representation of a female kangaroo with a joey in her pouch, positioned over grass and facing left; and
(c)      the following:
                 (i)     ‘ONE DOLLAR’;
                (ii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’.

16
Reverse
R7
As for item 15, replacing the reference in subparagraph (c)(ii) to
‘1oz .999 Ag’ with ‘1/10oz .9999 Au’.

17
Reverse
R8
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the background, a representation of leafy vines; and
(b)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of a monkey swinging on leafy vines and holding a fruit; and
(c)      a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘hóu’ and meaning ‘monkey’; and
(d)      ‘50’.

18
Reverse
R9
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a monkey positioned over leafy branches; and
(b)      a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘hóu’ and meaning ‘monkey’; and
(c)      four lunes containing identical design elements incorporating the representation of a flame; and
(d)      the following:
                 (i)     ‘2016’;
                (ii)     ‘YEAR OF THE MONKEY’.

19
Reverse
R10
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a monkey positioned over leafy branches; and
(b)      a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘hóu’ and meaning ‘monkey’; and
(c)      four lunes containing identical design elements incorporating the representation of a flame; and
(d)      the following:
                 (i)     ‘2016’;
                (ii)     ‘YEAR OF THE MONKEY’;
              (iii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’

20
Reverse
R11
As for item 19, replacing the reference in subparagraph (d)(iii) to
‘1oz .999 Ag’ with ‘5oz. 999 Ag’.

21
Reverse
R12
As for item 19, replacing the reference in subparagraph (d)(iii) to
‘1oz .999 Ag’ with ‘1kg .999 Ag’.

22
Reverse
R13
A design consisting of:
(a)      a stylised representation of a monkey positioned over leafy, flowering branches; and
(b)      a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘hóu’ and meaning ‘monkey’; and
(c)      the following:
                 (i)     ‘2016’;
                (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’;
              (iii)     ‘1/20oz .9999 Au’.

23
Reverse
R14
As for item 22, replacing the reference in subparagraph (c)(iii) to
‘1/20oz .9999 Au’ with ‘1/10oz .9999 Au’.

24
Reverse
R15
As for item 22, replacing the reference in subparagraph (c)(iii) to
‘1/20oz .9999 Au’ with ‘1/4oz .9999 Au’.

25
Reverse
R16
As for item 22, replacing the reference in subparagraph (c)(iii) to
‘1/20oz .9999 Au’ with ‘1/2oz .9999 Au’.

26
Reverse
R17
As for item 22, replacing the reference in subparagraph (c)(iii) to
‘1/20oz .9999 Au’ with ‘1oz .9999 Au’.