2016 Coloured 2 Dollar Coins Olympics Set of 6 Unopened Mint Bags
Obverse: Elizabeth II to right, legend around
Reverse: Olympic and Paralympic designs with coloured rings
Each coin has the following specifications:
Alloy: Aluminium / Bronze | Diameter: 20.62mm | Weight: 6.60g
Mintage: 2,000,000 each design
This is a complete set of the Olympic coins issued in 2016.
To celebrate the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint launched a series of limited edition Australian Olympic and Paralympic $2 coins - the only way to collect them was by shopping at Woolies.
The coins were released exclusively through Woolworths, customers could find one in their change at the checkout.
The collection includes five Australian Olympic coins, each designed to showcase one of the Olympic Rings, and one Australian Paralympic coin, Australia's first ever multi-coloured $2 coin.
The Australian Olympic $2 coin with the blue Olympic Ring was the first to hit the checkouts, each week after that, a new coin was released. The Australian Paralympic $2 coin was the final one, hitting the checkouts on 22 August.
The Woolworths release dates for each coin are detailed below:
Week 1: Tuesday 19 July 2016 - Blue
Week 2: Monday 25 July 2016 - Black
Week 3: Monday 1 August 2016 - Red
Week 4: Monday 8 August 2016 - Yellow
Week 5: Monday 15 August 2016 - Green
Week 6: Monday 22 August 2016 - Australian Paralympic Team coin and coin in folder
This set includes 6 unopened mint bags, each containing 25 coins. There is one complete bag of each design.
Standard Shipping - $9.00
Signature is required on delivery
Express Shipping - $15.00
Signature is required on delivery
Free pick-up from store - $0.00
You're welcome to collect your order from our office (Shop 22; 27-35 William Street; Fremantle; 6160) during normal office hours. Please make sure to check we're open before you head on in!
We unconditionally guarantee the authenticity, title and grade of every item we sell. The tax invoices we supply ensure that you have these guarantees in writing.
Please review our Website Terms and Conditions for a complete explanation of the guarantees we provide.
All items ship within 24 hours of confirmed payment being received.
Please review our Website Terms and Conditions for a complete explanation of our availability guarantee.
All orders are delivered via trackable and insured mail at a flat rate of $9 for orders within Australia, and $25 internationally.
Australia Post Parcel Post within Australia can take up to 1 week to arrive, while EMS / ECI international mail can take up to 3 weeks.
Urgent orders can be sent via Australia Post Express Mail at special request.
Please review our Website Terms and Conditions for a complete explanation of our delivery guarantee.
Be The First To Review This Product!
Help other Sterling and Currency users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.
I've taken my coins to Andrew a few times. Him and his staff are very nice people. Andrew is honest and down to earth. 👍
I have purchased several bulk lots of world coins from Sterling & Currency over the last few years. Not only are the selections I receive great (some duplication is par for the course), but the postage is truly cheap as chips. And I hope to be a customer for many more years. I've certainly never experienced any of the rudeness that other reviewers have mentioned. Read more...
I live on East Coast but prefer dealing with Andrew on the West due to his integrity, knowledge and prices, either buying or selling over many years. You will always do better buying from Andrew if your after quality and "real" coins.... If you take a coin to value and its a fake, he will tell you. If its valuable or mid range, he will be as honest with that valuation. After decades dealing with Andrew (and many other dealers as I have been collecting for well over 40 years), I am of the opinion that Stirling and Currency and particularly Andrew are the best numismatic dealers in Australia . Read more...
Just purchased a 1966 blue case decimal mint set. Andrew gave me a ring to ensure it had arrived and provided some very interesting and probably unknown information concerning these blue cases imported from South Africa during the apartheid era. Great service and a compendium of knowledge. Thanks! Read more...
The team at Sterling & Currency is a family affair – small but growing. Andrew Crellin is the main dealer in the business, click here to read this credentials and how he started with the Perth Mint; spent a decade in Sydney working with two leading dealers and relocated back to Perth in 2006.
Jo is our budding Numismatist, Chief Event officer, Photographer and Packing Extraordinaire. Natalie is our media creator and photographer. Nicole manages the accounts and is part of the Packing Team. A myriad of important duties are carried out by the team that include photography, website updates, office admin, and chocolate eating.
Ruby the Ridgeback quite frankly has learned nothing about coins, however contributes by barking at anyone wearing hi-viz.