2020 $1 Coloured Coin - Australian Paralympic Team - Ambassador Chris Bond - Wheelchair Rugby
With this 2020 $1 coloured coin the Royal Australian Mint is proud to share our support for Chris Bond, the Mint’s Paralympic Ambassador for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. A colourful memento for sports enthusiasts, coin collectors and all who support Australia’s Paralympic athletes.
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics will be held from 25 August to 6 September. Starting in 1948 as a competition for Second World War veterans, the Paralympic Games are now one of the largest international sporting events in the world. Australia has participated in every summer Paralympic Games since the first official games in 1960.
The Royal Australian Mint is proud to support our Paralympic athletes, with wheelchair rugby player Chris Bond acting as the Mint’s Paralympic Games Ambassador. Bond, who plays in Australia’s wheelchair rugby team the Steelers, is one of the world’s best wheelchair rugby players. He is a team leader in the Steelers, and has won gold medals at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
With this collectible coin the Mint proudly demonstrates our support for Chris Bond and all of our Paralympic athletes.
• Coin’s reverse reflects Australia’s pride in our 2020 Australian Paralympic Ambassador Chris Bond by portraying a Wheelchair Rugby player, and incorporates/includes/is bordered by elements reflecting Tokyo as the host of the Games
• Presented on a colourful card
• Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark
• Australian legal tender