2022 50 Cent Treasured Australian Stories Henry Lawson Three Coin Collection


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Henry Lawson, a legend of Australian literature is celebrated with this 50 cent three coin set struck in aluminium bronze. The three of his literary pieces that adorn this coin collection are The Drovers Wife, The Loaded Dog and On the Edge of a Plain. Whilst the Australian 50 cent is usually struck in cupro-nickel, these special collector coins are minted on golden coloured aluminium bronze planchets which is referred to as off-metal.

The collection of three coins have been made by the Royal Australian Mint, Australia’s circulating coin producer. Whilst these coins have been intended for the collector market they are the same size and shape of a regular 50 cent piece. Circulating coin are usually sent out in millions however collector coins have a much smaller mintage. These coins, a mere 40,000 coins of each beloved story have been made.


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