2011: Famous Battles in Australian History - Tobruk
2011: Famous Battles in Australian History - Tobruk 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The coin’s reverse depicts an Australian soldier, or ‘Rat of Tobruk’, wearing Second World War Western Desert Campaign military issue. The background incorporates a printed historical image of soldiers at Tobruk, and the inscription TOBRUK 1941. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is also incorporated into the design.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
The coin is issued with a specially designed numbered Certificate of Authenticity which features photographs and a history of the battle.
The coin is presented in a prestigious display case and themed shipper.