Famous Australian Battles Series

This series of .999 1oz silver proof bullion coins which has been released by the Perth Mint, which depicts famous battles in Australia's history. The first release in this outstanding series honours the Australian diggers of the First World War,  the Gallipoli or Dardanelles Campaign took place in the Ottoman Empire between April 1915 and January 1916. The second coin in the series honours the men who fought at the Tobruk, North Africa during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. The next forthcoming releases from the Perth Mintwill be the Kokoda, Kapyong, Long Tan coins.



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Famous Australian Battles Series 2011-Present



Gallipoli

Battle of Gallipoli 1915

The Perth Mints Battle of Gallipoli, portrays an image of a Australian soldier or digger. Released in 2011 and the first in this series no more than 5,000 of these coins have been minted.

 


Tobruk

Battle of Tobruk 1941

The Perth Mints Battle of Tobruk, the design depicts an Australian soldier or rat of tobruk. Released in 2011 and the second in the series no more than 5,000 of these coins have been minted.



Tobruk

Battle of Kokoda 1942

The Perth Mints Battle of Kokoda, the design depicts an Australian soldier on the Kokoda track. Released in 2012 and the third in the series no more than 5,000 of these coins have been minted.



Tobruk

Battle of Kapkong 1951

The Perth Mints Battle of Kapkong, the design depict an Australian soldier in Korea. Released in 2012 and the fouth in the series no more than 5,000 of these coins have been minted.

 


Long Tan

Battle of Long Tan 1966

The Perth Mints Battle of Long Tan, the design depict an Australian soldier in Vietnam. Released in 2012 and the fifth in the series no more than 5,000 of these coins have been minted.

 

 

Images courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

Canadian Wildlife Series Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Composition: .999 silver
Authorized Mintage: 5,000
Issue Date: 2011-2012

 

Further Coin Information

Information on this can be found at the Perth Mint.