Tuesday, July 31, 2012

2012 Australian Olympic Team 10g Gold Proof Coin - Perth Mint Australia Gold


2012 Australian Olympic Team 10g Gold Proof Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:
  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
  • Extremely Limited Mintage – 2,012
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Available Individually or in a Three-Coin Set
  • Authorised by the Australian Olympic Committee
From the awe inspiring opening ceremony to the sheer excitement of the competition, the London 2012 Olympic Games will feature thousands of athletes, 26 sports and 205 participating countries.
As the Olympic torch is lit, so will it ignite the hopes of all Australians, to hear again the famous words uttered by Norman May, “Gold! Gold to Australia! Gold!

Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 10g of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.

Original Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse portrays an Olympic athlete, holding the Australian flag aloft and standing on a podium. The design includes the Official Team logo, the inscriptions 2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM and GOLD! GOLD TO AUSTRALIA! GOLD!

Extremely Limited Mintage

No more than 2,012 coins will be issued by The Perth Mint.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin's obverse bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Presentation Packaging and Certificate of Authenticity

The coin is presented in a display case with a themed, souvenir shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.