very nice coin, arrived quickly
|Dimensions (mm)||1 x 1 x 1mm|
|Weight (carats)||1 carats|
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With around 500 Australian athletes competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, The Perth Mint is celebrating their participation with a suite of stunning Australian commemoratives, including this pure gold coin which is approved by the Australian Olympic Committee.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
This 2008-dated coin is struck from 10g of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality. Diameter of 22.50mm.
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts the AOC’s official Olympic Games ‘Flag and Rings’ logo in colour. It is surrounded by stylised representations of the Sydney Opera House and the outer structure of the Beijing Olympic Stadium. As well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the reverse also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM and the date 8-8-08 – the day the Games begin.
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.
The coin is housed in a red leatherette presentation case and illustrated sleeve featuring the ‘Flag and Rings’ logo.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,008 of these pure gold coins, historic mementos of the first Olympic Games to be held in China.
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|Starts||5th Jun 2008 11:00pm PDT|
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