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2017 $2 Lest We Forget C Mintmark RAM Coin in Card

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2017 $2 Lest We Forget ‘C’ Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin in RAM Card.

- C Mintmark Coin

- Mintage 40,000

- Annual Collectible

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2017 $2 Lest We Forget ‘C’ Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin in RAM Card.

As Australia pauses to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in times of war, the celebrated art of Napier Waller form the Australian War Memorial takes prides of place in colour on this collectible version of the newest circulation coin.

Featuring the 'C' for Canberra Mintmark, this coin will strike a chord with history buffs, military enthusiasts and the families of those who have served.

Since opening in 1941, the Australian War Memorial has been a celebrated national icon comprising of a museum, an extensive archive of military records and a shrine to those Australians who have served in military conflicts.

It welcomes over a million visitors each year to reflect on the service of Australians. fulfilling its mission, 'to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society'.

The building is characterised by its iconic dome, the roof of the Hall of Memory, which was dedicated in 1959. Inside the dome is adorned by a stunning mosaic created by Napier Waller. Within this artwork black swans, waterlilies, bulrushes, the Southern Cross and a golden chain (linking earth to the spirit realm) all symbolise the journey of the fallen soldiers and their ascent to heaven.

An artistic depiction of Napier Waller's mosaic from the Australian War Memorial's Hall of Memory.

This coin has been released to coincide with ANZAC DAY 2017.

Uncirculated version of the coloured circulating coin.

'C' Mintmark not seen on the circulating edition.

Each coin is presented in a folded card with details about the artist and his mosaic.

The Obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley.

Each coin is issued as Australian Legal Tender.


  

Denomination :                  $2

Quality :                            Coloured Uncirculated

Metal :                              Aluminium Bronze

Weight :                            6.60 gms

Diameter :                         20.50 mm

Mintage :                           40,000

Certificate of Authenticity : Royal Australian Mint Official Blister & Card

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2017 $2 Lest We Forget C Mintmark RAM Coin in Card

2017 $2 Lest We Forget C Mintmark RAM Coin in Card

2017 $2 Lest We Forget ‘C’ Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin in RAM Card.

- C Mintmark Coin

- Mintage 40,000

- Annual Collectible

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