Complete Collection of 28x $5 (AUS) Commemorative Coins from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
Since the striking of the first modern Olympic coin in 1951, commemorative coin programmes have become an integral part of the modern Olympic games. The coin programmes unite artists, designers, craftspersons, technicians and mints in a common effort to create a durable and distinctive reminder of the games. These unique coins pay tribute to the skill, commitment and goodwill of the athletes who compete as well as to the wider ideals of the Olympic movement.
The Sydney 2000 Olympic coin collection is exciting, dynamic and innovative. This collection was the first time in history that a separate coin was struck in honour to each of the 28 International Federations that participated in the Sydney 2000 Olympic games.
Produced by the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mint, this collection depicts 28 different Olympic sports on a range of bronze coins.
Specifications of each coin:
Weight: 20 grams
The coins are all dated 2000 but were issued over the period 1997-2000
Athletics, Aquatics, Modern Pentathlon, Canoe/Kayak, Field Hockey, Basketball, Judo, Triathlon, Archery, Rowing, Boxing, Handball, Gymnastics, Badminton, Fencing, Softball, Sailing, Volleyball, Taekwondo, Football (Soccer), Weightlifting, Equestrian, Table Tennis, Wrestling, Cycling, Shooting, Baseball, Tennis
A must have collection for any Olympic games fan.
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