The Royal Australian Mint will produce four specially made one dollar, one ounce, silver frosted uncirculated coins for the 2011 Australasian Numismatic Dealers Association Shows.
This exclusive series – Capital Bridges will depict an iconic bridge from each hosting state.
Melbourne's Princes Bridge is the third to occupy the same location on the Yarra River. Punts carried passengers prior to the first wooden trestle bridge's construction in 1844.
Todays's bridge was constructed in 1888.
The Royal Australia Mint has a ‘meltdown policy’. Every coin not sold during the ANDA Shows to the public or to dealers are to be melted down.
The final figures are as follows:
1046 - Melbourne Princes Bridge Silver Coins