100th Anniversary of Australian Red Cross 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The Perth Mint is pleased to present this commemorative 1oz Silver Proof Coin celebrating 100 years of Australian Red Cross.
For the past 100 years, Australian Red Cross has been woven into the fabric of Australian life. Founded on an enduring spirit of volunteerism, Australian Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation.
It strives to offer assistance without discrimination, and to alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found, regardless of nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
The Australian Red Cross is part of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, the world’s largest humanitarian movement, with tens of millions of members and volunteers operating all over the world in more than 188 countries.
Struck to proof quality from 99.9% pure silver and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
No more than 5,000 of these 100th Anniversary Red Cross 1oz Silver Proof Coins will be released.
The reverse features a series of black and white photographs presenting the broad cross-section of society that the Australian Red Cross assists.
The design includes an image of a World War I nurse, the inscription THE POWER OF HUMANITY and 100 YEARS PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE with the Australian Red Cross Logo and the traditional Perth Mint ‘P’ Mintmark.
Each coin is housed in a presentation case with an illustrated shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Denomination : $1
Quality : Proof
Metal : 99.9% Pure Silver
Weight : 31.135gms
Diameter : 40.60mm
Mintage : 5,000
Certificate of Authenticity : Numbered Certificate of Authenticity