Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 1)

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Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 1)
I, Steven Ciobo, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make the following determination under subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated:  6 March 2014
Steven Ciobo
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
 
  
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of determination.................................................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Definition...................................................................................................................... 1
5............ Standard weight, design and dimension of coins........................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Standard weight, design and dimension of coins               2
Part 1—Specifications of coins                                                                                                                 2
1............ Specifications................................................................................................................ 2
Part 2—Explanation of symbols                                                                                                              4
2............ Symbols used in Part 1.................................................................................................. 4
 
1  Name of determination
                   This determination is the Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 1).
2  Commencement
                   This determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This determination is made under subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
4  Definition
                   In this determination:
Act means the Currency Act 1965.
5  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)  Each item of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 1 explains a symbol used to describe the design of coins in Part 1 of Schedule 1.
             (4)  This determination 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 section 5.
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
$25
At least 99.99% gold
7.807 ± 0.030
20.60
2.00
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
40.60
4.00
S1
E2
O2
R2

3
50c
At least 99.9% silver
16.091 ± 0.500
32.60
3.10
S1
E2
O2
R3

4
50c
At least 99.9% silver
16.091 ± 0.500
32.60
3.10
S1
E2
O2
R4

5
50c
At least 99.9% silver
16.091 ± 0.500
32.60
3.10
S1
E2
O2
R5

6
$200
At least 99.99% gold
62.265 ± 0.050
36.60
6.00
S1
E2
O3
R6

7
$25
At least 99.99% gold
7.807 ± 0.030
20.60
2.00
S1
E1
O3
R7

8
$30
At least 99.9% silver
1002.502 ± 1.500
100.60
14.60
S1
E1
O4
R8

9
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
40.60
4.00
S1
E2
O5
R9

10
50c
At least 99.9% silver
16.091 ± 0.500
32.60
3.10
S1
E2
O5
R10

11
50c
At least 99.9% silver
16.091 ± 0.500
32.60
3.10
S1
E2
O5
R11

12
50c
At least 99.9% silver
16.091 ± 0.500
32.60
3.10
S1
E2
O5
R12

13
$1
Aluminium and bronze
13.500 ± 1.000
30.60
3.10
S1
E2
O6
R13

14
$1
Aluminium and bronze
13.500 ± 1.000
30.60
3.10
S1
E1
O7
R14

15
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
47.60
x 27.60
4.00
S2
E3
O8
R15

16
$15
At least 99.99% gold
3.133 ± 0.030
16.60
1.50
S1
E1
O9
R16

17
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.635 ± 0.500
40.60
4.00
S1
E1
O10
R17

18
$500
At least 99.99% gold
155.563 ± 0.040
50.50
5.50
S1
E1
O9
R18

 
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
Rectangular

3
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

4
Edge
E2
Unmilled with “Pride •”, “Respect •” and “Gratitude •” appearing evenly spaced around the edge

5
Edge
E3
Plain

6
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “2014”;
(d) “25 DOLLARS”;
(e) “1/4oz 9999 GOLD”;
(f) “IRB”

7
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “2014”;
(d) Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars or cents, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLAR” or “CENTS” as the case requires;
(e) “Xoz 999 SILVER” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces, of the coin, expressed as a common fraction or a whole number in Arabic numerals);
(f) “IRB”

8
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “2015”;
(d) Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLARS”;
(e) “Xoz 9999 GOLD” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces, of the coin, expressed as a whole number in Arabic numerals);
(f) “IRB”

9
Obverse
O4
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “• ELIZABETH II •”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA 2015 •”;
(c) “30 DOLLARS”;
(d) “IRB”

10
Obverse
O5
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “2015”;
(d) Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars or cents, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLAR” or “CENTS” as the case requires;
(e) “Xoz 999 SILVER” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces, of the coin, expressed as a common fraction or a whole number in Arabic numerals);
(f) “IRB”

11
Obverse
O6
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “• ELIZABETH II •”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA 2015 •”;
(c) “1 DOLLAR”;
(d) “IRB”

12
Obverse
O7
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “• ELIZABETH II •”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA 2014 •”;
(c) “1 DOLLAR”;
(d) “IRB”

13
Obverse
O8
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “1 DOLLAR”;
(d) “2017”;
(e) “IRB”

14
Obverse
O9
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 “DOLLARS”;
(d) “IRB”

15
Obverse
O10
A design consisting of a circle which surrounds an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II that in turn is surrounded by the following:
(a) “ELIZABETH II”;
(b) “AUSTRALIA”;
(c) “• 1 DOLLAR •”;
(d) “IRB”

16
Reverse
R1
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:
(a) a representation of a child standing on grass and looking towards several soldiers walking single file along a shoreline that forms a bay with rolling terrain on the far side, with several ships in the bay; and
(b) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(c) the following:
(i) “1914 ~ “To Our”;
(ii) “Last Man and our”;
(iii) “Last Shilling””;
(iv) “AH”;
(v) “P”

17
Reverse
R2
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:
(a) a representation of the female personification of Britannia holding a coloured representation of the Union Flag with one hand, superimposed over a pattern of lines extending outwards from a central point; and
(b) a representation of a formation of soldiers holding rifles in the shoulder arms position; and
(c) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(d) the following:
(i) “1914 ~ “When the”;
(ii) “Empire is at War,”;
(iii) “so is Australia at War””;
(iv) “WR”;
(v) “P”

18
Reverse
R3
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a coloured representation of a soldier holding a rifle, with a pack on his back and a bag attached to his belt; and
(b) a coloured representation of leafy foliage; and
(c) a representation of the Bita Paka telegraph station; and
(d) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(e) the following:
(i) “1914~AUSTRALIA’S FIRST ACTION”;
(ii) “NM”;
(iii) “P”

19
Reverse
R4
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a coloured representation of a soldier holding a pen in one hand and papers in the other, behind a desk that has papers, pen and pen holder on top, with a poster at the front, and the following:
(i) “ENLIST”;
(ii) “For King”;
(iii) “and”;
(iv) “Country”; and
(b) a representation of several men standing single file, with one man holding papers in one hand, on a stylised floor; and
(c) a representation in the background of the Australian Imperial Force enlistment form containing the Australian Coat of Arms; and
(d) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(e) the following:
(i) “1914~ANSWERING the CALL”;
(ii) “WR”;
(iii) “P”

20
Reverse
R5
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a representation of a soldier holding a coloured representation of a young child wearing a slouch hat; and
(b) a representation of crowds of people standing upon a wharf, a body of water and a ship; and
(c) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(d) the following:
(i) “1914~FAREWELL to FAMILY”;
(ii) “WR”;
(iii) “P”

21
Reverse
R6
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a representation of a soldier holding a rifle with bayonet and a satchel over one shoulder; and
(b) a representation of several soldiers holding rifles, moving over a rugged landscape with a rock formation in the background; and
(c) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(d) the following:
(i) “1915~BAPTISM OF FIRE”;
(ii) “WR”;
(iii) “P”

22
Reverse
R7
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:
(a) a representation of a soldier crouched down with a coloured partial representation of a soldier superimposed over a landscape of rugged terrain; and
(b) a representation of a burial cairn, with a rifle and hat resting against a cross; and
(c) a representation of poppies, grasses and crosses; and
(d) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(e) the following:
(i) “1915~”;
(ii) ““Goodbye”;
(iii) “Cobber.”;
(iv) “God Bless”;
(v) “You””;
(vi) “WR”;
(vii) “P”

23
Reverse
R8
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:
(a) a coloured representation of a rifle and a slouch hat with the Rising Sun Badge on the side, with a landscape featuring water, shoreline’s, bushland and a sky at twilight; and
(b) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(c) a background consisting of text that is a list of memorial and burial sites of Australian soldiers from WWI; and
(d) the following:
(i) “WHERE HEROES LIE”;
(ii) “LEST we FORGET”;
(iii) “GRATITUDE”;
(iv) “BLOOD and TEARS”;
(v) “MATESHIP”;
(vi) “COURAGE”;
(vii) “BRAVEST of the BRAVE”;
(viii) “WE WILL REMEMBER THEM”;
(ix) “PRIDE”;
(x) “THEIR NAME LIVETH for EVER MORE”;
(xi) “RESPECT”;
(xii) “1 KILO 999 SILVER”;
(xiii) “WR”;
(xiv) “P”

24
Reverse
R9
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:
(a) a representation of several boats containing soldiers and sailors with some soldiers holding rifles and with sailors manning the oars; and
(b) a representation of a landscape featuring water, a shoreline, hilly terrain and a coloured background representing a dawn sky; and
(c) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(d) the following:
(i) “1915~”;
(ii) “Making”;
(iii) “of a Nation”;
(iv) “WR”;
(v) “P”

25
Reverse
R10
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a coloured representation of a soldier holding a rifle with bayonet and a satchel over one shoulder; and
(b) a representation of several soldiers holding rifles, moving over a rugged landscape with a rock formation in the background; and
(c) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(d) the following:
(i) “1915~BRAVEST of the BRAVE”;
(ii) “WR”;
(iii) “P”

26
Reverse
R11
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a representation of a landscape featuring wasteland with a tree and 3 soldiers, with 2 holding rifles; and
(b) 3 transparent soldiers with 2 holding rifles superimposed over a coloured representation of the Lone Pine Cemetery with a cloudy sky; and
(c) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(d) the following:
(i) “1915~SPIRIT of the FALLEN”;
(ii) “WR”;
(iii) “P”

27
Reverse
R12
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a circle, which in part surrounds:
(a) a representation of a soldier and a coloured representation a woman, both holding a billy; and
(b) a coloured representation of a poppy; and
(c) the following:
(i) “1915~BILLIES for the TROOPS”;
(ii) “AH”;
(iii) “P”

28
Reverse
R13
A design consisting of:
(a) a representation of a several soldiers, some with rifles with bayonet and one with a smoking pipe; and
(b) a silhouette of a soldier playing a bugle; and
(c) the following:
(i) “GALLIPOLI”;
(ii) “100 YEARS”;
(iii) “Lest We”;
(iv) “Forget”;
(v) “April 25”;
(vi) “TV”;
(vii) “P”

29
Reverse
R14
A design consisting of:
(a) a representation of the female personification of Britannia, superimposed over a pattern of lines forming crosses; and
(b) a representation of a formation of soldiers holding rifles in the shoulder arms position; and
(c) the following:
(i) “1914 ~”;
(ii) ““WHEN THE”;
(iii) “EMPIRE”;
(iv) “IS AT WAR,”;
(v) “SO IS”;
(vi) “AUSTRALIA”;
(vii) “AT WAR””;
(viii) “WR”;
(ix) “P”

30
Reverse
R15
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:
(a) a coloured representation of several soldiers with some standing and some sitting on the back of horses, congregating in an area surrounded by buildings with a tree in the background and clouds in the sky; and
(b) a coloured representation of the original Young Men’s Christian Association logo; and
(c) the following:
(i) “AUSTRALIAN”;
(ii) “HOME FRONT”;
(iii) “Snapshots‑from‑Home League of Australia”;
(iv) “SEND THEM ALL”;
(v) “SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME”;
(vi) “Y.M.C.A. WILL SUPPLY”;
(vii) “FREE OF COST!”;
(viii) “For further particulars”;
(ix) the signature of the artist, Frederick Pegram;
(x) “1oz 999 SILVER”;
(xi) “P”

31
Reverse
R16
A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of:
(a) a representation of a kangaroo superimposed over a circle enclosing a landscape featuring leafless trees, a fence, fallen branches, grasses, flowers, and a hilly terrain in the background; and
(b) the following:
(i) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;
(ii) “2014 1/10oz 9999 GOLD”;
(iii) the Chinese pictographs pronounced “mă nián jí xiáng” and meaning “Auspicious Year of the Horse”;
(iv) “TV”;
(v) “P”

32
Reverse
R17
A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of:
(a) a circle enclosing a representation of a koala and a leafy tree branch; and
(b) the following:
(i) “AUSTRALIAN KOALA”;
(ii) “2014 1oz 999 SILVER”;
(iii) the Chinese pictographs pronounced “mă nián jí xiáng” and meaning “Auspicious Year of the Horse”;
(iv) “MG”;
(v) “P”

33
Reverse
R 18
A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of a horse superimposed on a landscape with grasses, trees, shrubs, a fence, and a tank on stilts, and the following:
(a) “THE AUSTRALIAN STOCK HORSE”;
(b) “2014 5oz 9999 GOLD”;
(c) “IJ”;
(d) “P”

 
 
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