Two Dollars (NCLT), Coin Type from Australia - detailed information

Two Dollars (NCLT), Coin Type from Australia (issued 1999 - )
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (NCLT)

The two dollar coin denomination (written as $2) was introduced in Australia in 1988, replacing the earlier banknotes. The original reverse design by Horst Hahne on circulating coins has not been changed since its introduction. The denomination is also often used to issue circulating commemorative coins with various reverses.

Apart from the circulating coinage, both the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mint have extensive programs issuing $2 coins for collectors (Non-Circulating Legal Tender, or NCLT).

Obverse

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend, date.

Obverse InscriptionLegend of the ruling monarch, date
Reverse

Various reverse designs as separately described.

Reverse Inscription2 DOLLARS
EdgeMilled interrupted (20 notches in 4 sections)
Edge InscriptionNone
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Two Dollars (NCLT): Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
From1999
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
MaterialAluminium-Bronze
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size (mm)20.6200
Thickness (mm)2.8000
Mass (g)6.6000