This stamp and coin cover celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Australian poet Henry Lawson. Henry Lawson (1867 – 1922) was an Australian writer and poet born near the gold mining centre of Grenfell, New South Wales, on 17 June 1867. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest poetry and short-story writers of the colonial period.
$1 Aluminium Bronze Coin
This $1 coin is struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.
Official Australia Post Stamp
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1.00 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.
Each coin is housed in a beautifully designed card featuring images of Henry Lawson. The card includes a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs.