The release of this $5 silver proof caused a flurry in the numismatic world. With a mintage of only 3,500, we have one coin available for you to add to your collection.
The end of the second world war ended in the Pacific on 2 September 1945, ushering in hope of peace and prosperity in Australia. The loss of over 1,000,000 served in the war, and nearly 40,000 lost their lives.
This coin remembers not just those who served and lost their lives, but the new hope to those at home and their need for peace.
Featuring a woman releasing doves, the symbol of peace, as well as origami cranes, a reference to the Children’s Peace Monument in Hiroshima.
This $5 silver premium finish proof is presented by the Royal Australian Mint to reflect the hope of peace after the end of the Second World War and has a mintage of 3,500. It comes with a certificate of authenticity and is in a presentation display case and outside box.
The obverse features new Jody Clark effigy and is Australian legal tender.
|10.5 × 10.5 × 4 cm