The 2009 Royal Australian Mint six coin proof set showcases Australian circulating coin designs and is minted in a beautiful proof finish.
The proof set celebrates the "2009 International Year of Astronomy" and the Royal Australian Mint has released a six coin mint set that includes the Two dollars, the commemorative "Astronomy" One dollar, Fifty cents, Twenty cents, Ten cents, Five cents coins
The 2009 International Year of Astronomy is a world wide event. It marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo. Galileo's first use of the telescope and is recognition of his revolutionary discoveries that began modern astronomy. 'The Universe, Yours to Discover' is the theme for the International Year of Astronomy in 2009. The six coin proof set has a commemorative One Dollar coin depicting the images of the famous radio telescope located in Parkes NSW
This set is the perfect collectible item and also an affordable gift for children born in 2009