1988 $5 Parliament House Canberra Commemorative Coin Circulated Condition
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- Commemorative coin minted in 1988 to celebrate the Australian Bicentenary.
- Circulated/worn condition, showing signs of wear and tear.
- Obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by artist Raphael Maklouf.
- Reverse showcases a sailing ship representing the arrival of the First Fleet and Indigenous art symbolizing Australia's rich heritage.
- Struck from high-quality cupronickel.
- Diameter of 38.74mm and weight of 20 grams.
Parliament House, also known as Capital Hill or simply Parliament, serves as the gathering spot for the Parliament of Australia, as well as the headquarters of the Australian Government's legislative branch.
On May 9th, 1988, this iconic building was officially unveiled, marking a momentous occasion in Australia's political history. To honor this significant event, we have struck a stunning $5 coin that commemorates the opening of Parliament House.
The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf, while the reverse features an image of Parliament House in Canberra, along with the words "PARLIAMENT HOUSE" and "1988". The coin was not released into circulation however we have on this ad examples that are in circulated grade.
|Brand||Royal Australian Mint|
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