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Proof Coin Set - Third Millenium, Australia, 2000 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42226

Summary:
Australia
Proof Coin Set, 2000
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

Six coin set of $2, $1, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container which is mounted in a blue foulder issued to commemorate the beginning of the third millenium.
Description:
An six coin set of $2, $1, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent housed in an ultrasonically sealed clear styrene plastic container which is mounted in a blue foulder. The reverse types are standard for each denomination except the fifty cent which features an Australian flag coloured red, white and blue (designed by Vladimir Gottwald). All coins are struck with mirror fields and matt relief. The set is stored in a mint issue cardboard box with a printed pamphlet all of which should be retained.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, 2001
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 174 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions given are for closed container. If coins are to be displayed in container double the width. If they are to be displayed removed from blue container allow Width 150 mm length 115 mm and height 7 mm.

More information

Tagged with: millennium celebrations 2000
Themes this item is part of: Horst Hahne, Coin Engraver, Royal Australian Mint, Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof sets
Series: Proof Set
DateEra: 2000 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a head of Elizabeth II crowned and wearing pearl ear-ring and necklace facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000; beneath the neck truncation the artist's initials IRB (Ian Rank-Broadley)
Reverse Description: Standard types for each denomination except the fifty cent which features an Australian flag coloured red, white and blue (designed by Vladimir Gottwald) with the legend: MILLENIUM YEAR 50 CENTS
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
Cover : ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
Fifty Cent Reverse: MILLENIUM YEAR 50 CENTS
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Aluminium Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Artist: Horst Hahne - Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Vladimir Gottwald

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