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2000 HMAS Sydney Pair of Mintmark $1 Coins

2000 HMAS Sydney Pair of Mintmark $1 Coins

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Both types of $1 issued for HMAS Sydney.

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2000 HMAS Sydney Pair of Mintmark $1 Coins

Both types of $1 issued for HMAS Sydney.

The mintmark one dollar series is hugely popular right around the country - these coins are affordable, scarce and really well presented, which is why they're put away by parents, grandparents and keen collectors as soon as they're released.

There are always new collectors coming into the market each year, when many of them decide to get the back issues, it means there's plenty of healthy competition for the few that come onto the market! Not only do most collectors want one of each design, they want one of each mintmark that was used.

These $1 Unc coins honour the HMAS SYDNEY II and her 645 crew members, lost when SYDNEY was sunk by the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran, on 19 November 1941. The story of the HMAS Sydney has an enduring appeal that ensures that these coins are highly treasured, and aren't readily sold!

Each $1 mintmark coin bears the same design, except for a letter identifying the city for which it was struck: ‘S’ (Sydney) and ‘C’ (Canberra).

These coins remains in as-issued condition, and come with the original wallets they were issued in by the RAM.