Australian World Heritage Properties 2023 $5 Uncirculated Coloured Frosted Coin

Commemorate Australia’s unique, beautiful and vulnerable World Heritage Sites with this stunning coin depicting a magnificent, illustrated montage of the 20 sites listed on the World Heritage Register. A stunning memento for collectors and all who love and value Australia’s magnificent world heritage.

Key features:

  • Stunning montage design
  • Features the Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse
  • Illustrated card packaging
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 30,000
Limits Limit of 1 per household


World Heritage Sites

Australia has 20 sites listed on the World Heritage Register. These sites, each unique, beautiful and vulnerable, are featured in a magnificent montage on this stunning coin. This coin has been released to coincide with the ICOMOS 21st General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, being hosted in Sydney in 2023. The World Heritage Convention 1972 underpins the protection and preservation of sites inscribed on the World Heritage List through UNESCO. These sites are outstanding and highly significant examples of national and cultural heritage.

Stunning design

The 20 such Australian sites on the World Heritage List, which are of extraordinary value, beauty and significance, are featured in an artistic montage on this beautiful base metal coin. This coin is finished with colour and also depicts the 11 penal sites which make up the Australian Convict Site, all surrounding a coloured central image of a shell fossil and palm frond with a handprint silhouetted over the design.

Memorial Obverse

This coin portrays the official Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse, featuring the Jody Clark effigy supplemented with the dates of Her Majesty’s reign – ‘1952 – 2022’.

Illustrated card packaging

This coin is displayed in an illustrative presentation card, a stunning memento for attendees of the general assembly, heritage professionals and collectors, 

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Year 2023
Metal Base Metal
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 5.00
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 20.000
Maximum Diameter (mm) 38.74
Maximum Mintage 30,000
Finish Uncirculated, Coloured
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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