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2001 Centenary of Federation 20c - Northern Territory

Price: $ 6.00
MPN: CoF Folder

2001 Centenary of Federation 20c - Northern Territory

During 2000, as part of the Centenary of Federation celebrations, the Royal Australian Mint conducted a nation-wide competition to find a school student from each Australian State and self-governing Territory whose Centenary of Federation design was to appear on a nationally-circulated 20c coin.  Lisa Brett of Leanyer School was the Centenary of Federation Student Design winner for Northern Territory.

The coin design features two Brolgas against the background of the Territory's mountains.  Famed for their elaborate courtship dance, Brolgas are one of Australia’s most iconic birds. A number of traditional Aboriginal legends and dances are associated with the bird, and use movements that mimick their graceful performances.  The name Brolga is taken from the Aboriginal language Gamilaraay, in which they are called,

Image provided is showing coin design.  Coin is in very good condition, ex circulation.  It is not unusual for coins to have marks.  If any questions, we are happy to provide a scan of the coin before purchase.