Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 7)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 7)
I, Steven Ciobo, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make the following determination under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated   23 October      2014
Steven Ciobo
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
 
  
  
  
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 2014 (No. 7).
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 rectangular with rounded corners, a reference to the length and width of the coin.
 (4)  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)  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.
             (6)  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
$5
Aluminium, zinc and bronze
20.00 ± 1.00
39.00
2.85
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
$5
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 + 3.00
32.30
5.60
S1
E1
O2
R2

3
$1
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 + 3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O3
R3
 

4
$10
At least 99.9% silver
155.51 + 3.00
65.50
6.00
S1
E1
O3
R4
 

5
$30
At least 99.9% silver
1000.00 + 9.50
100.90
14.50
S1
E1
O3
R5
 

6
$100
At least 99.99% gold
31.103 + 1.50
39.00
2.70
S1
E1
O3
R6
 

7
$500
At least 99.99% gold
155.51 + 1.80
61.00
4.30
S1
E1
O3
R7
 

8
$3000
At least 99.99% gold
1000.00 + 3.00
75.30
14.00
S1
E1
O3
R8
 

9
$5
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 + 3.00
40.50 x 28.50
3.90
S2
E2
O4
R9
 

10
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.96
31.70
3.16
S3
E2
O2
R10

11
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.96
31.70
3.16
S3
E2
O2
R11

12
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.96
31.70
3.16
S3
E2
O2
R12

13
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R13

14
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R14

15
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R15

16
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R16

17
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R17

18
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R18

19
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R19

20
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R20

21
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O2
R21

22
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.96
31.70
3.16
S3
E2
O2
R22

23
$5
At least 99.9% silver
22.23 ± 1.00
34.40
3.80
S4
E2
O5
R23

24
$5
At least 99.9% silver
22.23 ± 1.00
34.40
3.80
S4
E2
O5
R24

25
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.66
25.20
3.46
S1
E3
O2
R25
 
 
 
 
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 with rounded corners

3
Shape
S3
Dodecagonal

4
Shape
S4
Triangular with rounded corners

5
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

6
Edge
E2
Plain

7
Edge
E3
Interrupted milling

8
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of:
(a)       in the centre, an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the inscription ‘IRB’, surrounded by the following:
                 (i)      ‘ELIZABETH II’;
                (ii)     ‘AUSTRALIA’;
              (iii)     the inscription, in numerals, of a year;
              (iv)     Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by ‘DOLLAR’, or ‘DOLLARS’ as the case requires;
               (v)     2 representations of a dot; and
(b)       around the outer circle of the coin, a wreath of wattle leaves and flowers; and    
(c)       at the top of the face of the coin, a representation of a kookaburra; and
(d)       at the bottom of the face of the coin, a representation of a frill-necked lizard

9
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’

10
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of an octagon containing 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’

11
Obverse
O4
A rectangular 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)       an ornamental border, immediately inside the rim of the coin, comprising:
                 (i)     4 irregular shapes containing stylised representations of flowers; and
                (ii)     4 stylised representations of a flower 

12
Obverse
O5
A triangular 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’

13
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:
(a)      a central circle containing a stylised coloured representation of each of the following:
                 (i)     a road train and the Ghan train;
                (ii)     a traditional Australian Aboriginal holding a spear;
              (iii)     an Australian soldier holding a rifle;
              (iv)     Andrew Barton Paterson;
               (v)     Ned Kelly holding a gun;
              (vi)     a traditional Australian Aboriginal playing a didgeridoo;
            (vii)     a traditional Australian Aboriginal throwing a boomerang;
           (viii)     a male surf lifesaver holding the Australian flag;
              (ix)     a swagman holding a pan and kneeling next to a billy and a pick;
               (x)     Nancy-Bird Walton;
              (xi)     a female and a male;
            (xii)     Sir Douglas Mawson;
           (xiii)     a female surfer standing with a surf board;
          (xiv)     people playing Australian Rules football;
            (xv)     a part of a cricket bat;
          (xvi)     2 people riding camels;
         (xvii)     flies;
       (xviii)     an aerosol container;
          (xix)     mountainous landscapes, a desert landscape, a body of water, the sky and clouds; and
(b)      a representation of a biplane with red cross insignia, containing a waiving passenger and pulling a banner with the words ‘I LOVE A SUNBURNT COUNTRY’; and
(c)      a representation of a Qantas aeroplane; and
(d)      a representation of clouds; and
(e)      a representation of Sydney Opera House and the Torres Strait Islander flag; and
(f)       a representation of the Sydney Harbour Bridge; and
(g)      a representation of 5 kangaroos in a landscape with soil, vegetation and a shore; and
(h)      in the foreground a representation of a ribbon containing the words ‘DISTINCTLY AUSTRALIAN’

14
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a crocodile crawling on soil; and
(b)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘SALTWATER CROCODILE’;
                    (ii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’;
                   (iii)     ‘AGRO JUNIOR – FIVE DOLLARS’;
                  (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘BK’

15
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of an emu; and
(b)      in the background, a line drawing of an octagon; and
(c)      in the upper right sector and partially covered by the road sign – a stylised representation of the Southern Cross; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘1 oz .999 Ag’

16
Reverse
R4
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of an emu; and
(b)      in the background, a line drawing of an octagon; and
(c)      in the upper right sector and partially covered by the road sign – a stylised representation of the Southern Cross; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)       ‘5 oz .999 Ag’

17
Reverse
R5
A design consisting of:
(a)       in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of an emu; and
(b)      in the background, a line drawing of an octagon; and
(c)      in the upper right sector and partially covered by the road sign – a stylised representation of the Southern Cross; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)       ‘1 kg .999 Ag’

18
Reverse
R6
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of an emu; and
(b)      in the background, a line drawing of an octagon; and
(c)      in the upper right sector and partially covered by the road sign – a stylised representation of the Southern Cross; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)       ‘1 oz .9999 Au’

19
Reverse
R7
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of an emu; and
(b)      in the background, a line drawing of an octagon; and
(c)      in the upper right sector and partially covered by the road sign – a stylised representation of the Southern Cross; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)       ‘5 oz .9999 Au’

20
Reverse
R8
A design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of an emu; and
(b)      in the background, a line drawing of an octagon; and
(c)      in the upper right sector and partially covered by the road sign – a stylised representation of the Southern Cross; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)       ‘1 kg .9999 Au’

21
Reverse
R9
A rectangular design consisting of:
(a)      a stylised representation of a part of the 1927 issue of the Magna Carta, including the Latin text meaning ‘We furthermore grant and give to all the free men of our realm for ourselves and our heirs in perpetuity the liberties written below to have and to hold to them and their heirs from us and our heirs in perpetuity’; and
(b)      surrounding the Magna Carta, an ornamental border that is in turn surrounded by the following:
                      (i)     4 irregular shapes containing stylised representations of flowers;
                    (ii)     4 stylised representations of a flower; and
(c)      at the bottom of the coin and partially obscuring the border, a stylised representation of a rope that is twisted to form a diamond shape and a circular shape; and
(d)      within the circular shape, a stylised representation of a person holding an object in each hand; and
(e)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘MAGNA CARTA 1297’; and
(f)       a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

22
Reverse
R10
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of 122 dodecagons, of which:
                      (i)     35 are shaded and raised and positioned as a stylised representation of the number ‘50’; and
                    (ii)     8 are shaded and raised and positioned in an irregular pattern; and
                   (iii)     79 contain variations of orange colour or yellow colour and are positioned in an irregular pattern; and
(b)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT’;
                    (ii)     ‘1965’;
                   (iii)     ‘2015’;
                  (iv)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

23
Reverse
R11
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of persons descending in parachutes towards a hilly landscape; and
(b)      representations of parachutes; and
(c)      3 representations of Junkers Ju 52 aircraft; and
(d)      representations of smoke; and
(e)      a representation of 2 pillars supporting the remains of a building;
(f)       a representation of an anti-aircraft gun positioned next to sandbags, temporary structures and barbed wire; and
(g)      a representation of a soldier in a standing position, facing right; and
(h)      a representation of a soldier in a sitting position, facing right; and
(i)        a representation of a soldier in a standing position, facing right and holding an artillery shell; and
(j)       a representation of a soldier, facing right and looking through binoculars; and
(k)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘CRETE’;
                    (ii)     ‘1941’;
                   (iii)     ‘50’;
                  (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘EJL.’

24
Reverse
R12
A design consisting of:
(a)       a representation of the arms of the Commonwealth; and
(b)       the following:
                      (i)     ‘50’;
                    (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘SD’;
                   (iii)     ‘C’

25
Reverse
R13
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of an AE2 submarine positioned on water; and
(b)      the silhouette of a seaman standing and a seaman sitting on that submarine; and
(c)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

26
Reverse
R14
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a light-horseman riding a horse; and
(b)      in the background, a representation of hilly terrain; and
(c)      in the foreground, a representation of soil; and
(d)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(e)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – LIGHT HORSEMEN’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

27
Reverse
R15
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a woman, wearing a long dress and a hat and holding a bundle of folded blankets; and
(b)      in the background, a representation of a room with arched windows; and
(c)      a stylised representation of bundles of folded blankets and folded clothing, positioned on tables; and
(d)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(e)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – HOME FRONT’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

28
Reverse
R16
A design consisting of:
(a)      a silhouette of an Australian Navy seaman superimposed on a part of a silhouette of an Australian Army soldier that is in turn superimposed on a part of a silhouette of an Australian Flying Corps airman; and
(b)      a stylised representation of 3 poppies; and
(c)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – REMEMBRANCE DAY’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

29
Reverse
R17
A design consisting of:
(a)      a stylised representation of a part of the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, including a stylised representation of the tomb of the unknown Australian soldier; and
(b)      a silhouette of a soldier standing with his rifle and facing right; and
(c)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

30
Reverse
R18
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a trench including sandbags; and
(b)      on the left, a representation of 3 soldiers resting against the trench wall; and
(c)      on the right, a representation of a soldier with a rifle slung over his shoulder and a soldier resting against the trench wall; and
(d)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(e)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

31
Reverse
R19
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a donkey; and
(b)      a silhouette of a soldier riding that donkey and holding on to a silhouette of a soldier standing next to that donkey; and
(c)      in the background, a silhouette of hilly terrain; and 
(d)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(e)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – WARTIME ANIMALS’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

32
Reverse
R20
A design consisting of:
(a)       a representation of 5 soldiers resting against the rail of a ship; and
(b)       in the background, the following:
                      (i)     a representation of a soldier standing;
                    (ii)     a representation of a soldier standing on the rail of the ship and holding on to a pole; and
(c)       in the foreground, a representation of streamers; and
(d)       raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(e)       the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI 1914-1918’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

33
Reverse
R21
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a trench; and
(b)      positioned inside that trench, the following:
                      (i)     a representation of a person wearing a hat, holding binoculars and resting his leg on the wall of the trench;
                    (ii)     a representation of a person standing, wearing a hat and holding binoculars;
                   (iii)     a representation of a person wearing a hat, resting on the wall of the trench and looking through a telescope; and
(c)      in the background, a representation of a battlefield including damaged tree trunks; and
(d)      in the foreground, a stylised representation of soil; and
(e)      raised beads inside the rim of the coin; and
(f)       the following:
                      (i)     ‘WWI – WAR CORRESPONDENTS’;
                    (ii)     ‘20’

34
Reverse
R22
A design consisting of:
(a)      on the left of the coin, a stylised representation of King Leonidas standing on rocky terrain, wearing a helmet, holding a sword with his right hand and holding a shield on his left arm; and
(b)      in the foreground, a representation of a soldier positioned behind rocks and holding a rifle; and
(c)      in the background, a representation of a hilly landscape and the following:
                      (i)     a representation of 2 soldiers;
                    (ii)     a stylised representation of 2 buildings;
                   (iii)     a representation of a river;
                  (iv)     a representation of trees and shrubs;
                    (v)     representations of smoke; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘GREECE’;
                    (ii)     ‘1941’;
                   (iii)     ‘50’;
                  (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘EJL.’

35
Reverse
R23
A triangular design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground:
                      (i)     a representation of 2 soldiers, each carrying a rifle; and
                    (ii)     a representation of a wounded soldier being carried by those 2 soldiers; and
                   (iii)     a representation of soil; and
(b)      in the background, a coloured representation of a part of a map of the world including a dot and the following inscriptions:
                      (i)     ‘ANZAC COVE’;
                    (ii)     ‘MEDITERRANEAN SEA’;
                   (iii)     ‘TURKEY’; and
(c)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘ANZAC DAY 1915-2015’;
                    (ii)     ‘5 DOLLARS’

36
Reverse
R24
A triangular design consisting of:
(a)      in the foreground:
                      (i)     a representation of 2 soldiers, each carrying a rifle; and
                    (ii)     a representation of a wounded soldier being carried by those 2 soldiers; and
                   (iii)     a representation of soil; and
(b)      in the background, a representation of a part of a map of the world including a dot and the following inscriptions:
                      (i)     ‘ANZAC COVE’;
                    (ii)     ‘MEDITERRANEAN SEA’;
                   (iii)     ‘TURKEY’; and
(c)      stylised representations of soil; and
(d)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘ANZAC DAY 1915-2015’;
                    (ii)     ‘5 DOLLARS’

37
Reverse
R25
A design consisting of:
(a)      a stylised representation of 5 kangaroos; and
(b)      a circle enclosing a stylised representation of a man wearing a hat, facing right and walking; and
(c)      the following:
                      (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’