Detailed information about Coin: Two Dollars 2012 Remembrance Day (Poppy) from Australia
Coin commemorating Remembrance Day with an image of a poppy.
|Face value||2 (x Dollar)||Type||Two Dollars Circulating Commemorative|
|Mintage||6,300,000 (6.3 million)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||20.5000||Thickness (mm)||2.8000|
Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012|
A central circle containing the words "REMEMBRANCE DAY" in microtext repeated and presented in 11 rows. The central circle also contains the words "LEST WE FORGET" in microtext in inverse order, repeated and presented in 11 rows. The design includes a coloured representation of a red poppy flower in the foreground, two representations of a poppy flower as well as the inscriptions "TWO DOLLARS" and "REMEMBRANCE".
On a limited number of coins the poppy is coloured red and black.
TWO DOLLARS REMEMBRANCE
|Edge||Milled interrupted (20 notches in 4 sections)||Edge inscription||
|Red poppy||500,000 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Privy mark C||unknown|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Australia KM# 2007, 2007a (Red poppy)|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mint||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mintage||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||Varieties||link||Red poppy|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Design||link|
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|Frequently Asked Questions - $2 Remembrance Day Poppy Coin | Royal Australian Mint||Federal Register of Legislation: Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2012 (No. 1)|
|Australia's first commemorative $2 coin remembers them | Royal Australian Mint||Australian Coin Collecting Blog - 2012 Commemorative Circulation 2 Dollar|
|Two Dollars 1988||Two Dollars 1989||Two Dollars 1990||Two Dollars 1991 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 1992||Two Dollars 1993|
|Two Dollars 1994||Two Dollars 1995||Two Dollars 1996||Two Dollars 1997||Two Dollars 1998||Two Dollars 1999|
|Two Dollars 2000||Two Dollars 2001||Two Dollars 2002||Two Dollars 2003||Two Dollars 2004||Two Dollars 2005|
|Two Dollars 2006||Two Dollars 2007||Two Dollars 2008||Two Dollars 2009||Two Dollars 2010||Two Dollars 2011|
|Two Dollars 2012||Two Dollars 2012 Remembrance Day (Poppy)||Two Dollars 2013||Two Dollars 2013 Coronation (Purple)||Two Dollars 2014||Two Dollars 2014 Remembrance Day (Green)|
|Two Dollars 2015||Two Dollars 2015 Remembrance Day (Red)||Two Dollars 2015 Remembrance Day (Orange)||Two Dollars 2016||Two Dollars 2016 Olympics Blue||Two Dollars 2016 Olympics Black|
|Two Dollars 2016 Olympics Red||Two Dollars 2016 Olympics Yellow||Two Dollars 2016 Olympics Green||Two Dollars 2016 Paralympic||Two Dollars 2016 Changeover|