Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 2)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (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 12 April 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERNIE RIPOLL
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (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)   A reference in Schedule 1 to the diameter of a coin is, for a coin that is tetradecagonal, a reference to the shortest diameter 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 (mm)
Maximum thickness (mm)
Shape
Edge
Obverse
Reverse

1
50c
Copper and  nickel
15.37±1.00
31.81
2.85
S2
E3
O1
R1

2
50c
Copper and nickel
15.37±1.00
31.81
2.85
S2
E3
O2
R2

3
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103+3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O3
R3

4
$10
Not less than 99.9% silver
155.51+3.00
65.50
5.70
S1
E1
O4
R4

5
$30
Not less than 99.9% silver
1000.00+9.50
100.90
14.00
S1
E1
O5
R5

6
$100
Not less than 99.99% gold
31.103+1.50
39.00
2.50
S1
E1
O6
R6

7
$500
Not less than 99.99% gold
155.51+1.80
61.00
4.30
S1
E1
O7
R7

8
$3000
Not less than 99.99% gold
1000.00+3.00
75.30
14.00
S1
E1
O8
R8

9
$5
Aluminium, zinc and bronze
20.00 ± 0.80
39.00
2.80
S1
E2
O1
R9

10
$5
Aluminium, zinc and bronze
20.00 ± 0.80
39.00
2.80
S1
E2
O1
R10

 
Part 2          Explanation of symbols
 
Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Shape
S2
Tetradecagon

3
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

4
Edge
E2
Interrupted milling

5
Edge
E3
Plain

6
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2012’

7
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’

8
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of an octagon containing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)     ‘1 DOLLAR’

9
Obverse
O4
A design consisting of an octagon containing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)     ‘10 DOLLARS’

10
Obverse
O5
A design consisting of an octagon containing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)     ‘30 DOLLARS’

11
Obverse
O6
A design consisting of an octagon containing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)     ‘100 DOLLARS’

12
Obverse
O7
A design consisting of an octagon containing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)     ‘500 DOLLARS’

13
Obverse
O8
A design consisting of an octagon containing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)      ‘IRB’;
(b)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)     ‘3000 DOLLARS’

14
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)      a stylised representation of a dragon; and
(b)     a stylised representation of a fireball; and
(c)      a stylised representation of clouds; and
(d)     a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’; and
(e)      the following:
(i)    ‘50’

15
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:
(a)      a representation of a snake among grass; and
(b)     a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘shé’ and meaning ‘snake’; and
(c)      the following:
(i)     ‘50’

16
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of:
(a)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of a kangaroo; 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’;
                       (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

17
Reverse
R4
A design consisting of:
(a)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of a kangaroo; 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’;
                       (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

18
Reverse
R5
A design consisting of:
(a)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of a kangaroo; 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’;
                       (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

19
Reverse
R6
A design consisting of:
(a)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of a kangaroo; 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’;
                       (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

20
Reverse
R7
A design consisting of:
(a)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of a kangaroo; 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’;
                       (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

21
Reverse
R8
A design consisting of:
(a)        in the foreground, a stylised representation of a diamond shaped road sign, including a representation of a kangaroo; 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’;
                       (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘WP’

22
Reverse
R9
A design consisting of:
(a)        a representation of Brisbane City Hall and walkway; and
(b)       a representation of five trees; and  
(c)        the following:
                        (i)     ‘BRISBANE CITY HALL’;
                       (ii)     ‘FIVE DOLLARS’

23
Reverse
R10
A design consisting of:
(a)        a representation of Melbourne Town Hall; and
(b)       a representation of a tree; and
(c)        the following:
                        (i)     ‘MELBOURNE TOWN HALL’;
                       (ii)     ‘FIVE DOLLARS’;
                     (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘AM’