2018 $1 XXI Commonwealth Games - Borobi Coloured Australia Counterstamp Uncirculated Coin
- Official XXI Commonwealth Games Release
- Coloured RAM Coin
- Special Australia Counterstamp
- Available only over Australia Day longweekend
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2018 $1 XXI Commonwealth Games - Borobi Coloured Australia Counter stamp Uncirculated Coin
This special Australia Counterstamp was issued over the Australia Day long weekend.
The XXI Commonwealth Games held on the Gold Coast will be the first time a regional city in Australia has hosted the Games.
To celebrate the occasion this colourful coin featuring Borobi, the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, is sure to appeal to sporting enthusiasts, tourists and kids of all ages.
In 1930 the Commonwealth Games ran for the first time in Canada, attracting around four hundred athletes. In 2018, more than eight decades later, the XXI Commonwealth Games will be held in Australia attracting over six thousand athletes. Historically numismatic programs have shone a light on the appetite Australians have for the commemoration of competition at the international level.
Coin programs celebrating the Olympics, Commonwealth Games as well as the 2016 Australian Olympic Team are all sought-after items.
In partnership with the XXI Commonwealth Games, the Mint presents this one dollar coin featuring Australia's most colourful marsupial and official mascot for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Borobi.
This tree-dwelling native will be appearing frequently in the lead up to the opening ceremony.
This coin is the perfect opportunity to collect a memento of this exciting time in Australian sports history.
This coin design introduces the colourful official mascot of the XXI Commonwealth Games, Borobi.
Second release in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Coin program and Official licenced product.
First 2018 dated coin to be produced in order to be sold right up until the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Each coin is meticulously prepared to the Royal Australian Mint's uncirculated standard and features innovative colour print technology.
The coins obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley.
Each coin is issued as Australian Legal Tender.
Denomination : $1
Finish : Frosted Uncirculated
Metal : Aluminium Bronze
Weight : 9.00 gms
Diameter : 25.00 mm
Mintage : TBA
Authenticity : Royal Australian Mint & XXI Commonwealth Games Official Packaging.
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