COINS & PRECIOUS METALS
October 5, 2017
The Women in War A Century of Service 2017 Stamp and Coin Cover from The Perth Mint, featuring:
*$1 Aluminium Bronze Coin *Official Australia Post Stamp *Australian Legal Tender *Illustrated Presentation Packaging *Numbered Certificate
During World War I many Australian women volunteered to serve the Australian Army as nurses, medical workers and ambulance drivers. Despite not being permitted to serve on the front line, their contribution to the war effort was enormously significant and essential to military medical service.
$1 Aluminium Bronze Coin
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze.
Official Australia Post Stamp
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.
Australian Legal Tender
The coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2017 year-date appear on the coin’s obverse.
Illustrated Presentation Packaging And Numbered Certificate
Each coin is housed in a presentation card featuring imagery from the First World War.