Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 4)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 4)
Currency Act 1965
I, BERNIE RIPOLL, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated 20 August 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERNIE RIPOLL
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 4).
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
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.40
31.65
2.80
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
50c
Not less than 99.9% silver
18.24 ± 0.50
31.65
3.20
S1
E1
O1
R1

3
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103 + 1.80
41.10
4.10
S2
E2
O2
R2

4
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.35
25.20
3.00
S2
E3
O1
R3

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Dodecagonal

2
Shape
S2
Circular

3
Edge
E1
Plain

4
Edge
E2
Continuously milled

5
Edge
E3
Interrupted milling

6
Obverse
O1
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

7
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
(e)   ‘1 DOLLAR’;
(f)    2 representations of a dot

8
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a stylised representation of a tree; and
(b)   on the left and superimposed on a part of the tree, an oval enclosing the following:
                   (i)     a stylised representation of a crown;
                  (ii)     ‘W’; and 
(c)   on the right and superimposed on a part of the tree, an oval enclosing the following:
                   (i)     a stylised representation of a crown;
                  (ii)     ‘C’; and
(d)   in the lower sector and enclosed by tree branches, the following:
                    (i)     ‘HRH’;
                  (ii)     ‘Prince George’;
                 (iii)     ‘BORN 22.07.2013’; and
(e)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘50’;
                  (ii)     ‘FIRSTBORN CHILD TO THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE’

9
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a holographic coloured representation of fireworks; and
(b)   a representation of a part of Sydney harbour; and
(c)   a representation of 10 water craft; and
(d)   a representation of Sydney Harbour Bridge as it will appear on         1 January 2014; and
(e)   the following:
                   (i)     ‘1 oz .999 Ag’

10
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of 5 kangaroos, of which 3 are coloured; and
(b)   the inscription ‘1 DOLLAR’ in green colour