Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 1)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 1)
Currency Act 1965
I, STEVEN CIOBO, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated  30 January 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEVEN CIOBO
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Definitions
                In this Determination:
                Act means the Currency Act 1965.
4              Standard weight, allowable variation, dimensions and design
          (1)  For subsection 13A (1) of the Act, on and after the day on which this Determination commences, each item in Part 1 of Schedule 1 specifies, for a coin having the denomination and standard composition mentioned in the item (being a coin whose denomination is specified, or taken to be specified, in the Schedule to the Act):
                 (a)   the coin’s standard weight; and
                 (b)   the allowable variation from that standard weight; and
                 (c)   the coin’s dimensions; and
                 (d)   the coin’s design.
(2)   A reference in Schedule 1 to the maximum diameter or other dimension of a coin is, for a coin that is triangular with rounded corners, a reference to the perpendicular bisector of the coin.
5              Application of Determination
                Section 4 does not affect any other determination of the standard weight and allowable variation, dimensions or design of a coin, made under subsection 13A (1) of the Act.
Schedule 1           
(section 4)
Part 1          Specifications of coins
 
Item
Denomination
Standard composition
Standard weight and allowable variation (g)
Dimensions
Design

Maximum diameter  or other dimension (mm)
Maximum thickness (mm)
Shape
Edge
Obverse
Reverse

1
$5
At least 99.9% silver
22.23 ± 1.00
34.40
3.80
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 + 3.00
32.30
5.60
S2
E2
O2
R2

3
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.50
31.65
3.00
S3
E1
O2
R3

4
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.50
31.65
3.00
S3
E1
O2
R4

5
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.66
25.20
3.46
S2
E3
O2
R5

6
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 ± 1.80
40.60
4.00
S2
E2
O3
R6

7
$10
At least 99.9% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.65
1.65
S2
E2
O4
R6

8
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.66
25.20
3.46
S2
E3
O2
R7

9
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.66
25.20
3.46
S2
E3
O2
R8

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Triangular with rounded corners

2
Shape
S2
Circular

3
Shape
S3
Dodecagonal

4
Edge
E1
Plain

5
Edge
E2
Continuously milled

6
Edge
E3
Interrupted milling

7
Obverse
O1
A triangular design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(d)   the inscription, in numerals, of a year

8
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(d)   the inscription, in numerals, of a year

9
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(d)   the inscription, in numerals, of a year;
(e)   ‘1 DOLLAR’;
(f)    2 representations of a dot

10
Obverse
O4
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(d)   the inscription, in numerals, of a year;
(e)   ‘10 DOLLARS’;
(f)    2 representations of a dot

11
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of a triangle with rounded corners, containing the following:
                   (i)     a representation of fields;
                  (ii)     a representation of poppies; and
(b)    the following:
                   (i)     ‘AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM;
                  (ii)     ‘5 DOLLARS’

12
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of 5 kangaroos; and
(b)   the inscription ‘1 DOLLAR’

13
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of a part of the H.M.A.S. Warrego (I); and
(b)   a stylised representation of an arrow; and
(c)   a representation of 10 concentric circles emanating from a tower; and
(d)   a representation of a part of the map of the world; and
(e)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘GERMAN NEW GUINEA 1914’;
                  (ii)     ‘50’;
                (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

14
Reverse
R4
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the upper sector, a representation of H.M.A.S. Sydney (1912); and
(b)   a horizontal line; and
(c)   in the lower sector, an inverted representation of S.M.S. Emden (1908); and
(d)   a vertical line; and
(e)   a stylised representation of the sea; and
(f)    a representation of a map of some of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands; and
(g)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘BATTLE OF COCOS ISLANDS 1914’;
                  (ii)     ‘HMAS SYDNEY’;
                (iii)     ‘SMS EMDEN’;
                (iv)     ‘96°50’E’;
                  (v)     ‘12°10’S’;
                (vi)     ‘50’;
               (vii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

15
Reverse
R5
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the foreground, a representation of a bomber; and
(b)   in the background, a central circle enclosing the following:
                   (i)     a stylised representations of bombs;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of a flag; and
(c)   surrounding the central circle, a circular border containing the following:
                   (i)     a circle of dots;
                  (ii)     an ornamental design element;
                (iii)     a representation of an arrowhead;
                (iv)     the numbers ‘140’, ‘160’, ‘180’, ‘200’ and ‘220’; and
(d)   an ornamental design element featuring an interrupted horizontal line; and
(e)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘G for GEORGE’;
                  (ii)     ‘FROM’;
                (iii)     ‘1942’;
                (iv)     ‘MISSIONS’;
                  (v)     ‘90’;
                (vi)     ‘TO’;
               (vii)     ‘1944’;
             (viii)     ‘ONE DOLLAR’;
                (ix)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

16
Reverse
R6
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the upper sector:
                   (i)     a representation of 39 ships;
                  (ii)     in the background, a line drawing representation of a soldier riding a horse; and
(b)   in the lower sector, a representation of soldiers positioned in 3 rows and facing left; and
(c)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘FROM ALBANY TO EGYPT’;
                  (ii)     ‘CENTENARY OF THE FIRST AIF CONVOY’;
                (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

17
Reverse
R7
A design consisting of:
(a)   a coloured image of a wasp; and
(b)   a representation of a wasp nest containing eggs, a larva and pupae; and
(c)   a representation of a spider; and
(d)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

18
Reverse
R8
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the foreground, a coloured image of a beetle; and
(b)   in the background, a representation of a cross-section of a log containing a larva;
(c)   positioned over the log:
                   (i)     a representation of two beetles fighting;
                  (ii)     a representation of soil and vegetation; and
(d)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

 
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