Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 2)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 2)
Currency Act 1965
I, BERNIE RIPOLL, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated  13 May 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERNIE RIPOLL
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 2).
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)   Subsection (1) 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 (mm)
Maximum thickness (mm)
Shape
Edge
Obverse
Reverse

1
$2
Copper, aluminium and nickel
6.60 ± 0.26
20.62
3.20
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
$2
Copper, aluminium and nickel
6.60 ± 0.26
20.62
3.20
S1
E1
O1
R2

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Edge
E1
Interrupted milling

3
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the year of issue in Arabic numerals

4
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a central circle enclosing a stylised representation of St Edward’s Crown; and
(b)   surrounding the central circle, a pattern of purple coloured stripes superimposed on 3 concentric circles; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘EIIR CORONATION’;
                  (ii)     ‘60 YEARS’;
                 (iii)     ‘TWO DOLLARS’;
                 (iv)     3 representations of a dot

5
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a central circle enclosing a stylised representation of St Edward’s Crown; and
(b)   surrounding the central circle, a pattern of purple coloured stripes, superimposed on 3 concentric circles; and
(c)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘EIIR CORONATION’;
                  (ii)     ‘60 YEARS’;
                (iii)     ‘TWO DOLLARS’;
                (iv)     2 representations of a dot;
                  (v)     ‘C’