Wonderful coin, thank you :-)
|Dimensions (mm)||1 x 1 x 1mm|
|Weight (carats)||1 carats|
OPALPLUS HAS BEEN PURCHASER OF PERTH MINT COINS SINCE EARLY 1980s
IN AUGUST 2007 WE WERE APPROVED AS AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR PERTH MINT AUSTRALIA .
COINSPLUS NOW SPECILAIZES IN COINS
The Perth Mint has struck the stunning stamp-shaped coin in this fascinating stamp-coin set celebrating the 200th anniversary of postal services in Australia.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The innovative coin is produced from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a 55c commemorative stamp issued by Australia Post. The design features a postman in a coloured uniform delivering mail to a woman at home and a representation of a postal mark. The design also includes the words 200 YEARS OF POSTAL SERVICES 1809 - 2009.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 , the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the 2009 year-date.
55c Commemorative Stamp
The coin is accompanied by the actual 55c Australia Post stamp, designed by Lynette Traynor. Like the coin, it is protected in a capsule to keep it in mint condition forever.
No more than 9,000 of these stamp-coin sets will be released by Australia Post.
Each set comes in a presentation box incorporating a plinth that can be raised for better display.
Certificate of Authenticity
Each set is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
|Silver Content(Troy oz)||0.5|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||0.55|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||15.573|
|Maximum Dimensions(mm)||26.60 x 37.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||2.50|
|Starts||14th Jul 2009 8:00pm PDT|
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