2012: Famous Battles in Australian History - Long Tan (Special Serial #)
2012: Famous Battles in Australian History - Long Tan (1966) 1oz Silver Proof Coin - Serial # 66.
The coin’s reverse depicts an Australian soldier wearing Vietnam War jungle kit. The background incorporates a printed historical image of soldiers at Long Tan, and the inscription LONG TAN 1966. 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.
No more than 5,000 of these coins will be issued by The Perth Mint.
The coin is issued with a specially designed numbered Certificate of Authenticity which features photographs and a history of the battle. This particular certificate is number 66, coinciding with the year of the Long Tan battle in 1966.
The coin is presented in a prestigious display case and themed shipper.