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 Inscription Legend of the ruling monarch, date
Reverse

Various reverse designs as separately described.

Reverse Inscription 2 DOLLARS
EdgeMilled interrupted (20 notches in 4 sections)Edge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Two Dollars, NCLT - (9) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
Two Dollars 1999 (Silver, Sovereign) Material: 0.9999 Silver
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 15,000
Two Dollars 2000 (Silver, Queen Victoria) Material: 0.999 Silver
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 10,412
Two Dollars 2006 (Silver, Second Portrait) Material: 0.999 Silver
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 5,829
Two Dollars 2010 (Gold, Gottwald Portrait) Material: 0.9999 Gold
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 500
Two Dollars 2020 Tooth Fairy Australia / Two Dollars 2020 Tooth Fairy - reverse photo Australia / Two Dollars 2020 Tooth Fairy - obverse photo Material: Aluminium-Bronze
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Dollars 2021 Tooth Fairy Australia / Two Dollars 2021 Tooth Fairy - reverse photo Australia / Two Dollars 2021 Tooth Fairy - obverse photo Material: Aluminium-Bronze
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Dollars 2022 Tooth Fairy Australia / Two Dollars 2022 Tooth Fairy - reverse photo Australia / Two Dollars 2022 Tooth Fairy - obverse photo Material: Aluminium-Bronze
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Dollars 2022 Frontline Workers Australia / Two Dollars 2022 Frontline Workers - reverse photo Australia / Two Dollars 2022 Frontline Workers - obverse photo Material: Aluminium-Bronze
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Dollars 2022 Baby Australia / Two Dollars 2022 Baby - reverse photo Australia / Two Dollars 2022 Baby - obverse photo Material: Aluminium-Bronze
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: unknown
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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)
Size20.6200 mm
Thickness2.8000 mm
Mass6.6000 g