Some were hardened criminals, whilst others were victims of poverty and desperation, or political rebels.
This coin was minted at the press in the Royal Australian Mint shop.
Coin’s reverse features a stylistic illustration of Australia in the shape of a tree, with the chain and Broad Arrow at the roots
The Coin is the same in each of the different packagings.
Each of the sleeves features a person of interest:
James Davis, Esther Abrahams Johnston, Alexander Pearce, Ann Mash and John Boyle O'Reilly