2005 Silver One Ounce Proof Coin Australian Open
Obverse: Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II to right
Reverse: Tennis players with Australian Open logo
Alloy: Silver | Diameter: 40.60mm | Weight: 31.635g | AGW: 1ozt
The only official coin celebrating the Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific.
The Perth Mint struck this full colour silver one ounce commemorative coin to mark the centennial of the Australian Open tennis tournament in 2005. The first of the "Big Four" Grand Slam tennis tournaments to take place in the annual tennis calendar, the Australian Open brings with it glamour, celebrity and sporting super-stardom.
The coin's reverse (which was design-approved by Tennis Australia) features the curved line of a tennis ball seam, three tennis players from different eras and a coloured representation of Melbourne Park.
Also included in the design is the Australian Open logo featuring the words "
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