Celebrating 100 years of May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies book, this gorgeous stamp and coin cover would make a superb gift or collectable.
Gumnut Babies Reverse Design
The coin's reverse depicts two adorable Gumnut Babies sitting amongst native flowers. The design includes the inscription MAY GIBBS GUMNUT BABIES 100TH ANNIVERSARY, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2016 year-date, and the monetary denomination on the obverse.
Official Australia Post Stamp and Presentation Envelope
The coin is housed in a beautifully designed card featuring a variety of characters from May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies in vivid colour. The envelope has a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs. Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.