Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 6)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 6)
Currency Act 1965
I, BERNIE RIPOLL, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated 12 December 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERNIE RIPOLL
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 6).
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 circular concave, a reference to the shortest diameter of the coin.
(3)   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
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.50
28.70
2.60
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.50
28.70
2.60
S1
E1
O1
R2

3
$5
Not less than 99.9% Silver
21.25 ± 0.75
33.90
4.00
S3
E3
O3
R3

4
$10
Not less than 99.9% Silver
60.75 ± 3.50
50.30
4.30
S1
E1
O1
R4

5
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.35
25.20
3.00
S1
E2
O1
R5

6
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.35
25.20
3.00
S1
E2
O1
R6

7
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.35
25.20
3.00
S1
E2
O1
R7

8
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.35
25.20
3.00
S1
E2
O1
R8

9
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.35
25.20
3.00
S1
E2
O1
R9

10
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 1.00
31.85
3.00
S2
E3
O1
R10

11
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 1.00
31.85
3.00
S2
E3
O1
R11

12
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.50
28.70
2.60
S1
E1
O1
R12

13
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.50
28.70
2.60
S1
E1
O1
R13

14
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 1.00
31.85
3.00
S2
E3
O1
R14

15
$5
Not less than 99.9% Silver
31.10 + 2.00
40.50
8.30
S4
E3
O2
R15

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Shape
S2
Dodecagonal

3
Shape
S3
Triangular with rounded corners

4
Shape
S4
Circular concave

5
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

6
Edge
E2
Interrupted milling

7
Edge
E3
Plain

8
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’

9
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 5 DOLLARS .’

10
Obverse
O3
A triangular design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA’;
(d)   ‘2013’

11
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of an Army Chaplain holding a book; and
(b)   a representation of a soldier holding a hat; and
(c)   a circular border containing the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS’;
                  (ii)     ‘ARMY CHAPLAINS’; and
(d)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘20’

12
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of the Australian Parliament House and grounds; and
(b)   a representation of Old Parliament House and adjoining garden; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘25TH ANNIVERSARY OF’;
                  (ii)     ‘PARLIAMENT HOUSE’;
                 (iii)     ‘20’

13
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of the inscriptions:
(a)   ‘25TH ANNIVERSARY OF’; and
(b)   ‘PARLIAMENT HOUSE’; and
(c)   ‘5 DOLLARS’
superimposed on a representation of a part of the Australian Parliament House and adjoining garden

14
Reverse
R4
A design consisting of:
(a)   a partially unfurled scroll containing a representation of a map; and
(b)   a representation of a landscape with a ridge and vegetation; and
(c)   a representation of 1 horse and 3 persons standing on the ridge; and
(d)   a representation of a tree; and
(e)   the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘MOUNT BLAXLAND’;
                  (ii)     ‘SOUTH CREEK’;
                 (iii)     ‘SYDNEY’;
                 (iv)     ‘BICENTENARY OF THE CROSSING OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS’;
                  (v)     ‘10 Dollars’
all enclosed by raised beads inside the rim of the coin

15
Reverse
R5
A design consisting of:
(a)   two concentric circles enclosing:
                    (i)     a representation of a person, in a standing position, holding a cloth; 
                  (ii)     a representation of a person, in a sitting position, holding a baby;
                 (iii)     a representation of a child holding a rectangular object;
which are in turn surrounded by the inscriptions:
                 (iv)     ‘THE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY’;
                  (v)     ‘FOUNDED 1813’;
                 (vi)     ‘INCORPOR’;
               (vii)     ‘TD’;
              (viii)     ‘1902’;
which are in turn surrounded by two concentric circles
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘200 YEARS OF CARING FOR AUSTRALIANS’;
                  (ii)     ‘ONE DOLLAR’

16
Reverse
R6
A design consisting of:
(a)   a coloured image of a walrus positioned over ice; and
(b)   2 coloured images of ice; and
(c)   an artist’s impression of 2 icebergs; and
(d)   an artist’s impression of pieces of ice floating on water; and
(e)   the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

17
Reverse
R7
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the lower sector, a coloured image of a humpback whale partially submerged in water, featuring a view below the waterline; and
(b)   an artist’s impression of 2 icebergs; and
(c)   an artist’s impression of pieces of ice floating on water; and
(d)   the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

18
Reverse
R8
A design consisting of:
(a)   a coloured image of a Weddell seal partially submerged in ice-covered water; and
(b)   an artist’s impression of 2 icebergs; and
(c)   an artist’s impression of pieces of ice floating on water; and
(d)   the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

19
Reverse
R9
A design consisting of:
(a)   a coloured image of an Atlantic puffin positioned over rocks; and
(b)   an artist’s impression of an Atlantic puffin positioned over a rock; and
(c)   an artist’s impression of water; and
(d)   the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

20
Reverse
R10
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the background, a representation of a stamp featuring horizontal lines; and
(b)   superimposed on the stamp, the following:
                    (i)     a representation of a map of Australia;
                  (ii)     in the foreground, and superimposed on a part of the map of Australia, a representation of a kangaroo standing on grass;
                 (iii)     ‘50’;
                 (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘100 YEARS OF COMMONWEALTH STAMPS’;
                  (ii)     ‘1913 – 2013’

21
Reverse
R11
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the background, a representation of a stamp featuring horizontal lines; and
(b)   superimposed on the stamp, the following:
                    (i)     a representation of a map of Australia;
                  (ii)     in the foreground, and superimposed on a part of the map of Australia, a representation of a kangaroo standing on grass;
                 (iii)     ‘50’;
                 (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘100 YEARS OF COMMONWEALTH STAMPS’;
                  (ii)     ‘1913 – 2013’;
                 (iii)     the letter ‘M’ enclosed by a circle

22
Reverse
R12
A design consisting of:
(a)   a central ornamental border enclosing a representation of a part of the 10 shillings banknote as it appeared in 1913; and
(b)   superimposed on a part of the central design:
                    (i)     an ornamental design element; 
                  (ii)     the number ‘20’; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘CENTENARY OF’;
                  (ii)     ‘AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTES’;
all enclosed by an ornamental border, immediately inside the rim of the coin

23
Reverse
R13
A design consisting of:
(a)   a central ornamental border enclosing a representation of a part of the 5 pounds banknote as it appeared in 1913; and
(b)   superimposed on a part of the central design:
                    (i)     an ornamental design element;
                  (ii)     the number ‘20’; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘CENTENARY OF’;
                  (ii)     ‘AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTES’;
all enclosed by an ornamental border, immediately inside the rim of the coin

24
Reverse
R14
A design consisting of:
(a)   in the centre, a representation of a part of the 1 pound banknote as it appeared in 1913; and
(b)   an elongated octagonal border, superimposed on ornamental design elements; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘1913’;
                  (ii)     ‘2013’;
                 (iii)     ‘CENTENARY OF AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTES’;
                 (iv)     ‘FIFTY CENTS’
all superimposed on a series of equidistant wavy lines

25
Reverse
R15
A design consisting of:
(a)        a stylised representation of a compass; and
(b)       superimposed on the compass, a coloured representation of a field of stars; and
(c)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of the constellation Pavo; and
(d)       the following:
                        (i)     ‘NORTH’;
                       (ii)     ‘SOUTH’;
                     (iii)     ‘EAST’;
                     (iv)     ‘WEST’;
                       (v)     ‘SOUTHERN SKY’;
                     (vi)     ‘RA 19h 30m 0s’;
                    (vii)     ‘PAVO’;
                  (viii)     ‘DEC -66° 0’ 0”’