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2017 $1 A War Close to Home 4 Coin Uncirculated Set

2017-1-WAR-HOME-4C

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2017 $1 A War Close to Home 4 Coin Uncirculated Set

- 4 Commemorative Coins

- Mintage 15,000 Sets

- Royal Australian Mint Issue

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2017 $1 A War Close to Home 4 Coin Uncirculated Set

Through the eyes of a nation not accustomed to conflict at home, war in our otherwise peaceful region still seems hard to comprehend so many years later. Uniquely told on these Australian legal tender coins is the story of how war arrived in our area and how we managed a successful defence against experienced and motivated aggressors.

For Australia, the first years of the Second World War were spent fighting alongside British forces in Europe, North Africa and in the Mediterranean. Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbour in December 1941 and subsequent advances throughout the Asia-Pacific region brought war much closed to home than ever before. The fall of Singapore followed by the bombing of Darwin and submarine attacks in Sydney Harbour in 1942, confirmed that our homeland was a strategic target for Japanese forces in the region.

Fighting back, many Australian servicemen and women helped stop the advance of Axis powers in the Pacific. Honouring the memory of these events with commemorative coins, the Royal Australian Mint proudly presents the release of this four coin set - A War Close to Home.

Each set contains four highly detailed commemorative coins, reflecting on events during the Second World War including Sydney Harbour, the Coral Sea, Milne Bay, and on the Kokoda Track.

Issued in a blister pack information card.

Very limited mintage of just 15,000 sets.

Each coin's obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy by Ian Rank-Broadley.

Each coin is issued as Australian Legal Tender.

Denomination :         4 x $1 Commemorative Coins

Quality :                   Uncirculated

Metal :                     Aluminium Bronze

Weight :                   9.00 gms

Diameter :                25.00 mm

Mintage :                  15,000 Sets

Certificate of Authenticity : Royal Australian Mint Presentation Folder

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2017 $1 A War Close to Home 4 Coin Uncirculated Set

2017 $1 A War Close to Home 4 Coin Uncirculated Set

2017 $1 A War Close to Home 4 Coin Uncirculated Set

- 4 Commemorative Coins

- Mintage 15,000 Sets

- Royal Australian Mint Issue

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