Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 3)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 3)
Currency Act 1965
I, BERNIE RIPOLL, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated 28 June 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERNIE RIPOLL
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 3).
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
$10
Not less than 99.99% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.73
1.58
S1
E1
O1
R1

2
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103+3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O1
R2

3
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103+3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O2
R3

4
$100
Not less than 99.99% gold
31.103+1.50
39.00
2.50
S1
E1
O5
R4

5
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.40
31.65
2.80
S2
E3
O1
R5

6
50c
Copper and nickel
15.55 ± 0.40
31.65
2.80
S2
E3
O1
R6

7
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O2
R7

8
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
11.66 ± 0.24
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O2
R7

9
$10
Not less than 99.99% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.73
1.58
S1
E1
O6
R7

10
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O1
R8

11
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O1
R9

12
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O1
R10

13
20c
Copper and nickel with partial plating not less than 99.0% gold
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O1
R11

14
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R12

15
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
11.66 ± 0.24
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R12

16
$10
Not less than 99.99% gold
3.11 + 0.09
17.73
1.58
S1
E1
O10
R13

17
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R14

18
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R15

19
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R16

20
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R17

21
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R18

22
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R19

23
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R20

24
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O11
R21

25
$5
Not less than 99.9% silver
36.31 ± 0.54
38.94
3.50
S1
E1
O12
R22

26
20c
Copper and nickel
11.30 ± 0.33
28.65
2.52
S1
E1
O1
R23

27
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
20.10 ± 1.50
40.20
3.10
S1
E3
O7
R24

28
25c
Not less than 99.9% silver
5.85 ± 0.60
19.30
3.10
S1
E3
O8
R25

29
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O1
R26

30
$1
Copper, aluminium and nickel
9.00 ± 0.28
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O1
R27

31
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103+3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O1
R28

32
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103+3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O1
R29

33
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103+3.00
40.50
3.80
S1
E1
O4
R30

34
$2
Not less than  99.99% gold
0.5±0.09
11.35
0.60
S1
E3
O9
R31

35
$5
Copper, aluminium, zinc and tin
20.00 ± 0.80
39.00
2.90
S1
E1
O3
R32

36
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
11.66 ± 0.24
25.12
2.80
S1
E2
O2
R33

37
$2
Copper, aluminium and nickel
6.60 ± 0.26
20.62
3.20
S1
E2
O3
R34

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Shape
S2
Dodecagonal

3
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

4
Edge
E2
Interrupted milling

5
Edge
E3
Plain

6
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;

7
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 1 DOLLAR .’

8
Obverse
O3
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2012’

9
Obverse
O4
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2012’;
(d)   ‘. 1 DOLLAR .’

10
Obverse
O5
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 100 DOLLARS .’

11
Obverse
O6
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘.10 DOLLARS.’

12
Obverse
O7
An annular design consisting of:
(a)   the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘FERDIN . VII .’;
                  (ii)     ‘DEI . GRATIA’;
                 (iii)     ‘. 1809 .’;
                 (iv)     ‘1813’ and
(b)   a small circle enclosing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
                    (i)     ‘IRB’; 
                  (ii)     ‘ELIZABETH II’; 
                 (iii)     ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’; 
partially covering the following:
                 (iv)     a central circle; 
                  (v)     ‘NEW SOUTH WALES’; 
                 (vi)     a circle of raised beads on the inner rim; 
               (vii)     in the background, partially covered by the central circle and partially punched out - a representation of a man; 
              (viii)     a circle of raised beads, immediately inside the outer rim

13
Obverse
O8
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 25 CENTS .’
all encircled by raised beads inside the rim of the coin

14
Obverse
O9
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 2 DOLLARS .’

15
Obverse
O10
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 10 DOLLARS .’;
all encircled by raised beads inside the rim of the coin

16
Obverse
O11
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 1 DOLLAR .’;
all encircled by raised beads inside the rim of the coin

17
Obverse
O12
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 5 DOLLARS .’

18
Reverse
R1
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   in the foreground, a representation of a kangaroo positioned over rocks; and
(b)   in the background, a stylised representation an Australian bush scene; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘TEN DOLLARS’;
                  (ii)     ‘1/10oz .9999 Au’

19
Reverse
R2
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   in the foreground, a representation of a kangaroo positioned over rocks; and
(b)   in the background, a stylised representation an Australian bush scene; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘ONE DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     ‘1 OUNCE FINE SILVER’

20
Reverse
R3
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a representation of a kangaroo; and
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘KANGAROO SERIES’;
                  (ii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’;
                 (iii)     ‘20TH ANNIVERSARY’;
                 (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘HH’

21
Reverse
R4
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a representation of a kangaroo; and
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘KANGAROO SERIES’;
                  (ii)     ‘1oz .9999 Au’;
                 (iii)     ‘20TH ANNIVERSARY’;
                 (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘HH’

22
Reverse
R5
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a representation of a person on a surfboard, surrounded by a stylised representation of waves; and
(b)   a representation of a bird; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘FIFTY YEARS OF SURFING AUSTRALIA’;
                  (ii)     ‘50’;
                 (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

23
Reverse
R6
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a stylised representation of a mountainous landscape, filled in by an ornamental design comprising of diagonal lines; and
(b)   a stylised representation of a hilly landscape; and
(c)   a stylised representation of a car on a road; and
(d)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘BATHURST ENDURANCE RACE’;
                  (ii)     ‘50’;
                 (iii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘DN’

24
Reverse
R7
A design consisting of:
(a)   a central circle containing a representation of a snake; and
(b)   surrounding the central circle, the following:
                    (i)     a representation of a flame;
                  (ii)     a representation of the Chinese character pronounced ‘shé’ and meaning ‘snake’;
                 (iii)     four lunes containing identical design elements incorporating the representation of a flame;
                 (iv)     ‘2013’;
                  (v)     ‘YEAR OF THE SNAKE’

25
Reverse
R8
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a stylised representation of a portion of a bucket wheel excavator; and
(b)   a stylised representation of a person; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘AUSTRALIAN MINING’;
                  (ii)     ‘20’;
                 (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

26
Reverse
R9
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   representation of a prospector panning for gold; and
(b)   a representation of a river bank; and
(c)   a representation of rocks; and
(d)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘DISCOVERY OF GOLD’;
                  (ii)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                 (iii)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

27
Reverse
R10
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a coloured representation of a platypus in water; and
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     the number ‘20’ in blue colour;
                  (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘SD’

28
Reverse
R11
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a partially gold plated representation of a platypus in water; and
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘20’;
                  (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘SD’

29
Reverse
R12
A design consisting of:
(a)   a circle of raised beads, immediately inside the outer rim; and
(b)   a central circle enclosing the following:
                    (i)     a circle of raised beads;
                  (ii)     a representation of a crown;
                 (iii)     ‘NEW SOUTH WALES’;
                 (iv)     ‘1813’; and
(c)   in the background and partially covered by the central circle:
                    (i)     a representation of a ribbon spiralling two pillars;
                  (ii)     a representation of a crown;
                 (iii)     a representation of a shield; and
(d)   a representation of a festoon; and
(e)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘. HISPAN . ET IND . REX .’;
                  (ii)     a circle directly above the letter ‘M’;
                 (iii)     ‘.8R.T.H.’;
                 (iv)     ‘C’

30
Reverse
R13
A design consisting of:
(a)   a circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim; and
(b)   a central circle enclosing the following:
                    (i)     a circle of raised beads;
                  (ii)     a representation of a crown;
                 (iii)     ‘NEW SOUTH WALES’;
                 (iv)     ‘1813’; and
(c)   in the background and partially covered by the central circle:
                    (i)     a representation of a ribbon spiralling two pillars;
                  (ii)     a representation of a crown;
                 (iii)     a representation of a shield; and
(d)   a representation of a festoon; and
(e)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘. HISPAN . ET IND . REX .’;
                  (ii)     a circle directly above the letter ‘M’;
                 (iii)     ‘.8R.T.H.’;
                 (iv)     ‘C’;
                  (v)     ‘1/10oz .9999 Au’

31
Reverse
R14
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘B’ enclosed by a square

32
Reverse
R15
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘S’ enclosed by a square

33
Reverse
R16
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘M’ enclosed by a square

34
Reverse
R17
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘B’ enclosed by a circle

35
Reverse
R18
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘S’ enclosed by a circle

36
Reverse
R19
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘M’ enclosed by a circle

37
Reverse
R20
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘P’ enclosed by a circle

38
Reverse
R21
As for item 29, replacing the reference in subparagraph (e) (iv) to the letter ‘C’ with the letter ‘A’ enclosed by a circle

39
Reverse
R22
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   in the upper sector, a representation of each of the following landmarks:
                    (i)     Questacon;
                  (ii)     the High Court of Australia;
                 (iii)     the National Carillon;
                 (iv)     the National Museum of Australia;
                  (v)     the Australian Parliament House;
superimposed on a representation of Black Mountain Tower and surrounds, which is in turn superimposed on a representation of a semicircle; and
(b)   a horizontal line; and
(c)   the inscription ‘CENTENARY OF CANBERRA’ and a representation of its distorted reflection; and
(d)   in the lower sector:
                    (i)     an inverted representation of a mountainous landscape;
                  (ii)     an inverted representation of vegetation;
superimposed on a distorted representation of a semicircle; and
(e)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘1913 - 2013’;
                  (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

40
Reverse
R23
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a stylised representation of a partial map of Canberra, superimposed on a circle; and
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘CENTENARY OF CANBERRA’;
                  (ii)     ‘1913 - 2013’;
                 (iii)     ‘20’;
                 (iv)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

41
Reverse
R24
An annular design consisting of:
(a)   a circle of raised beads, immediately inside the outer rim; and
(b)   a central circle enclosing the following:
                    (i)     ‘ONE DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a representation of a festoon;
                 (iii)     a circle of raised beads around the inner rim;
(c)   in the background, partially covered by the central circle and partially punched out:
                    (i)     a representation of a ribbon spiralling two pillars;
                  (ii)     a representation of a crown;
                 (iii)     a representation of a shield; and
(d)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘. HISPAN . ET IND . REX .’;
                  (ii)     a circle directly above the letter ‘M’;
                 (iii)     ‘.8R.T.H.’

42
Reverse
R25
A design consisting of:
(a)   a stylised representation of a crown; and
(b)   a circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘NEW SOUTH WALES’;
                  (ii)     ‘1813’

43
Reverse
R26
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a coloured image of a penguin positioned over rocks; and
(b)   an artist’s impression of a penguin positioned over a rock; and
(c)   an artist’s impression of water; and
(d)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

44
Reverse
R27
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a coloured image of a polar bear; and
(b)   in the background and partially covered by the polar bear – a coloured image of a glacial landscape; and
(c)   a coloured image of water; and
(d)   superimposed on the water, an artist’s impression of pieces of ice; and
(e)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘1 DOLLAR’;
                  (ii)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

45
Reverse
R28
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   a stylised representation of a crocodile superimposed on four clusters of centric circles; and 
(b)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘SALTWATER CROCODILE’;
                  (ii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’;
                 (iii)     ‘BINDI - ONE DOLLAR’;
                 (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

46
Reverse
R29
A design consisting of:                                          
(a)   in the background, an ornamental pattern consisting of four clusters of centric circles; and
(b)   in the foreground, and superimposed on a part of the ornamental pattern - a coloured image of a crocodile; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘SALTWATER CROCODILE’;
                  (ii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’;
                 (iii)     ‘BINDI - ONE DOLLAR’;
                 (iv)     a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’

47
Reverse
R30
A design consisting of:
(a)   a coloured image of a patch of grass; and
(b)   a coloured image of a kangaroo with a joey in its pouch; and
(c)   a representation of a hilly landscape with trees and foliage; and
(d)   a representation of leaves in silhouette; and
(e)   a representation of the contour of leaves; and
(f)    an artist’s impression of leaves; and
(g)   a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’; and
(h)   a circular border containing the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘EASTERN GREY KANGAROO’;
                  (ii)     ‘1oz .999 Ag’

48
Reverse
R31
A design consisting of:
(a)   a representation of a frilled lizard; and
(b)   a representation of soil; and
(c)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘1/2g .9999 Au’;
                  (ii)     the designer’s initials ‘AS’

49
Reverse
R32
A design consisting of:
(a)   a stylised representation of Sydney Town Hall; and
(b)   a horizontal line; and
(c)   the following:
               (i)    ‘SYDNEY TOWN HALL’;
             (ii)    ‘FIVE DOLLARS’;
            (iii)    the designer’s initials ‘AM’

50
Reverse
R33
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘AUSTRALIAN DECIMAL CURRENCY EFFIGIES’; and
(b)   ‘MAKLOUF - 1985’

51
Reverse
R34
A design consisting of:
(a)   a central circle containing:
               (i)    the words ‘REMEMBRANCE DAY’ repeated and presented in 11 rows;
             (ii)    the words ‘LEST WE FORGET’ in inverse order, repeated and presented in 11 rows; and
(b)   superimposed on that text, a design consisting of a coloured representation of a red poppy flower; and
(c)   a representation of a poppy flower; and
(d)   the letter ‘C’ superimposed on a representation of a poppy flower; and
(e)   the following:
               (i)    ‘TWO DOLLARS’;
             (ii)    ‘REMEMBRANCE’

 
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