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2005 Gallipoli $1 Uncirculated Coin

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  • 2005 Gallipoli $1 Uncirculated Coin

2005 Gallipoli $1 Uncirculated Coin

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The design is simple in message and concept, with the well known phrase 'Lest We Forget' emblazoned above the silhouette of an Australian bugler, playing the Last Post as the sun sets over the beaches of Gallipoli. This design and coin honours the sacrifices of all Australians who have died in wars and conflicts.

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January 1 saw the first coins for 2005 minted at the Royal Australian Mint with a special design to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Gallipoli. The spirit and legend of Gallipoli was commemorated on 1 January 2005 with a new coin design featured on the Australian $1 coin mintmark. The coin wwas initially only available from the Royal Australian Mint, on the Mint-Your-Own Mintmark machines. The $1 "G" 'C', "S", "M", and "B"  Mintmarks were not released into general circulation. .

The design is simple in message and concept, with the well known phrase 'Lest We Forget' emblazoned above the silhouette of an Australian bugler, playing the Last Post as the sun sets over the beaches of Gallipoli. This design and coin honours the sacrifices of all Australians who have died in wars and conflicts.

Please use the drop down menu to choose which mintmark you're after. There is also a pack with the S,M,C and B four mintmarks together. Unfortuently we're out of the G and M