Centenary Of Australian Submarines

Centenary of Australian Submarines

This newly released coin from the Perth Mint celebrates 100 years (1914-2014) of Australian submarines with the release of the commemorative Centenary of Australian Submarines 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin & Replica Badge Set. No more than 3000 of these very collectable coins will be minted by the Perth Mint.

The reverse of this silver proof coin features a colored representation of an Australian submarine cruising through the ocean. The ocean is portrayed as breaking through two concentric circular rope features that are derived from the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service ships badge. Also included are the dolphins and crown featured in the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service badge, the inscription CENTENARY OF AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES 1914–2014, and The Perth Mints famous P mintmark. And to complete this coin, the words SILENT SERVICE are inscribed around the coins edge profile. The designer of the reverse of this coin is Wade Robinson.

An enamel badge replicating the official Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service badge is included in this set. The badge design features the dolphin and crown emblem and incorporates the inscription SUBMARINE FORCE AUSTRALIA SILENT SERVICE.

Each coin and badge set will be accompanied with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and will be housed in a presentation case within a specially designed illustrated shipper reflecting the theme of this coin.

Coin CaseCoin Shipper

 

Centenary of Australian Submarines 2014


Centenary of Australian Submarines

Centenary of Australian Submarines

This new coin released as a 1oz .999 silver proof colored coin. Released in 2014 and no more than 3,000 of these coins will be minted by the Perth Mint.

 



Centenary of Australian Submarines Medal

Centenary of Australian Submarines Service Badge

The Centenary of Australian Submarines service badge seen to the left is also released with the 1oz silver proof coin. The badge design features the dolphin and crown emblem and incorporates the inscription SUBMARINE FORCE AUSTRALIA SILENT SERVICE.


All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

Series Specifications 2014

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2014

 

Further Coin Information

More information on this release can be found at the Perth Mint.

The Submarines Association Australia can be found...Here