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2018 50c XXI Commonwealth Games Gold Plated Uncirculated Coin

2018 50c XXI Commonwealth Games Gold Plated Uncirculated Coin

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2018 50c XXI Commonwealth Games Gold Plated Uncirculated Coin in Card.Since the first Commonwealth Games in 1930, Australia has had a deep and passionate connection to the event.As competitors, Australia is one of only six nations to have participated in every Commonwealth Games. At 12 of those Games, Australia took pride of place at the top of the medal tally. Throughout the Games' history, we are the most successful nation, having won 2218 medals (including 85t2 Gold ).As hosts, Australia is one of the nine nations to have the Games take place on its land. Following previous events in Sydney (1938), Perth (1962), Brisbane (1982) and Melbourne (2006), in 2018 we will become the first nation to host the Games five times.The XXI Commonwealth Games will take place on the Gold Coast from 4-15 April, with a worldwide audience being invited to uphold the Games' motto to 'Share the Dream.Official licenced product serving as a souvenir of the XXI Commonwealth Games.Gold plated uncirculated coin.Packaged in a Royal Australian Mint presentation card.The coin's reverse features an artistic depiction of a Gold Coast beach, with the tail of a whale frolicking in the surf.The reverse's border features pictograms of Commonwealth Games sports.The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley.Each coin is issued as Australia Legal tender.Denomination :               50cQuality :                         UncirculatedMetal :                           Cupro Nickel with Gold PlatingWeight :                         15.55 gmsDiameter :                      31.51 mmMintage :                        20,000Certificate of Authenticity : Royal Australian Mint Seal of Authenticity
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