2012 Bombing of Australia 1942 50c Shores Under Seige Set

May 4, 2012

Bombing of Australia Impact Zones 50c

Reminding Australia of previous war times when our own shores were under attack from Japanese forces 70 years ago this coin is the Bombing of Australia Impact Zones 50c and is included in the 3 coin set "Shores Under Siege" released by the Royal Australian Mint. It was not available to purchase separately. The design features a map of Australia illustrating the major points of attack on Australian shores. This coin marries with two commemorative 20c released in this 3 coin set.

This 50c reverse is designed by the RAM's Wojciech Pietranik and features his tiny initials below the 1 of 1942. The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of QEII.

Posted by harrisk at May 4, 2012 3:07 PM
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