Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The innovative coin is produced from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a 55c commemorative stamp issued by Australia Post. The
design features a coloured image of an early postal box and a representation of a postal
mark. The design also includes the words 200 YEARS OF POSTAL SERVICES 1809 - 2009.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin
portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and
the 2009 year-date.
55c Commemorative Stamp
The coin is accompanied by the actual 55c Australia Post stamp, designed by Lynette
Traynor. Like the coin, it is protected in a capsule to keep it in mint condition
No more than 9,000 of these stamp-coin sets will be released by Australia
Each set comes in a presentation box incorporating a plinth that can be raised for
Certificate of Authenticity
Each set is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
The Perth Mint has struck the stunning stamp-shaped coin in this
fascinating stamp-coin set celebrating the 200th anniversary of postal services in