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2023 $5 Australian World Heritage Properties Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin in Card

2023 $5 Australian World Heritage Properties Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin in Card

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2023 $5 Australian World Heritage Properties Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin in Card

Australia has 20 sites listed on the World Heritage Register.

These sites, each unique, beautiful and vulnerable, are featured in a magnificent montage on this 2023 $5 Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin, celebrating Australia's World Heritage.

The Royal Australian Mint has released this coin to coincide with the ICOMOS 21st General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, being hosted in Sydney in 2023.

The World Heritage Convention 1972 underpins the protection and preservation of sites inscribed on the World Heritage List through UNESCO. These sites must be outstanding and highly significant examples of national and cultural heritage.

The 20 such Australian sites on the World Heritage List, which are of extraordinary value, beauty and significance, are featured in an artistic montage on the 2023 $5 Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin.

The World Heritage concept came about through a collaboration between UNESCO and the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), who recognised the requirement to develop strategies to protect sites of outstanding natural and cultural value to the world. Sites that are inscribed on the World Heritage List benefit from international cooperation, financial assistance and knowledge-sharing.This collectible coin celebrates Australia's unique and outstanding heritage in the year of the 21st ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium. A stunning memento for attendees heritage professionals, collectors and all who love and value Australia's magnificent world heritage.

Each coin features colour printing.

Limited mintage of just 20,000 coins.

The design features a montage of Australia's 20 World Heritage sites, including the 11 penal sites which make up the Australian Convict Site.

The coin's obverse features the Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse.

Each coin is issued as Australian legal tender.

Denomination :  $5

Quality :            Frosted Uncirculated

Metal :               Aluminium Bronze

Weight :            20 gms

Diameter :         38.74mm

Mintage :           20,000 (Maximum Mintage 30,000)

Certificate of Authenticity : Official Royal Australian Mint Packaging

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