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Coin: Two Dollars 2015 Remembrance Day (Red)
Description

Coin commemorating 100 years since the Anzac Cove landings, inspired by the poppy, the distinctive and powerful red coloured print encapsulates the solemn words "Lest We Forget".

Designed by Aleksandra Stokic.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value2 (x Dollar) TypeTwo Dollars Circulating Commemorative
Year2015 CurrentYes
Mintage1,500,000 (1.5 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 1,500,000 (1.5 million)
MaterialAluminium-Bronze DesignerAleksandra Stokic
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)20.5000 Thickness (mm)2.8000
Mass (g)6.6000
Obverse

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 2015.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
Reverse

Inspired by the poppy, the distinctive and powerful red coloured print encapsulates the solemn words "LEST WE FORGET" around a small poppy and inside concentric red-striped circles. Around this are images of poppies and crosses. Below, the denomination TWO DOLLARS.

Reverse inscriptionLEST WE FORGET TWO DOLLARS
EdgeMilled interrupted (20 notches in 4 sections) Edge inscriptionNone
Two Dollars 2015 Remembrance Day (Red): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Poppy counterstamp unknown
Two Dollars 2015 Remembrance Day (Red): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Coin description link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mintage link
Royal Australian Mint 2015 Varieties link Poppy counterstamp
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Design link
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Two Dollars 2000 Two Dollars 2001 Two Dollars 2002 Two Dollars 2003 Two Dollars 2004 Two Dollars 2005
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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