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1986 Mint Set Year Of Peace

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1986 Mint Set Year Of Peace

The first Australian mint set to include a commemorative one dollar coin!

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AUSTRALIA 1986 MINT SET Year of Peace commemorative

The first Australian mint set to include a commemorative one dollar coin!

Australia has been producing mint year sets ever since decimal currency was introduced in 1966. The coins in mint sets are just the same as those we see in circulation, but are in perfect condition! Coin collecting was in a boom period in the early 1980's, mint sets were particularly popular.

The Australian one dollar coin was introduced to the general public in 1984, and the International Year of Peace one dollar is the very first commemorative dollar issued by Australia.

The mint sets between 1985 and 1996 are an interesting series - many of them include coins that weren't ever issued for circulation! You'll never find a 50¢, 20¢, 10¢, 5¢, 2¢ or 1¢ piece dated 1986 in your change, because they were only ever put out in the mint sets. This means the mint sets will be much tougher to get in years to come - a lot of them will be broken by collectors just wanting the coins inside them!

The coins in this set are in perfect condition, as is the packaging. It comes with the original protective outer sleeve.