New 2009 RAM Releases International Year of Astronomy

December 25, 2008

2009 marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei's first astronomical observation through a telescope. In celebrating the International year of Astronomy in 2009 the vision is to help people rediscover their place in the universe. To mark this occasion The Royal Australian Mint is theming their 2009 coin issues accordingly.

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It is an interesting method that the RAM has deployed releasing all the designs in different sets so to keep your collection complete you have to buy all the sets. I have only touched on the International Year of Astronomy releases here, there are many many more issues.

Posted by harrisk at December 25, 2008 1:27 PM
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