Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 5)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 5)
Currency Act 1965
I, BERNIE RIPOLL, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated: 22nd August 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BERNIE RIPOLL
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No.5).
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
$1
Not less than 99.9% silver
31.103 + 1.80
40.60
4.00
S1
E2
O2
R2

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Edge
E1
Interrupted milling

3
Edge
E2
Continuously milled

4
Obverse
O1
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2012’

5
Obverse
O2
A design consisting of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:
(a)   ‘IRB’;
(b)   ‘ELIZABETH II’;
(c)   ‘AUSTRALIA 2013’;
(d)   ‘. 1 DOLLAR .’

6
Reverse
R1
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 representation of a poppy flower; and
(c)   2 representations of a poppy flower; and
(d)   the following:
                    (i)     ‘TWO DOLLARS’;
                  (ii)     ‘REMEMBRANCE’

7
Reverse
R2
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
(d)   a representation of the contour of leaves; and
(e)   an artist’s impression of leaves; and
(f)    a stylised representation of the designer’s initials ‘AB’; and
(g)   a circular border containing the inscriptions:
                    (i)     ‘EASTERN GREY KANGAROO’;
                  (ii)     ‘1 oz .999 Ag’