Preserving the knowledge of wartime sacrifices made by members of our defence force is important to generations of Australians, as numbers attending ANZAC Day ceremonies testifies. This year’s ANZAC tribute coin honours the men and women of the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service.
Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service Reverse Design
The design on this uncirculated $1 coin portrays an image of the AE2, an E-class submarine commissioned by the Royal Australian Navy in 1914, and a group of submariners. The background depicts a silhouetted bugler, the inscription ‘Lest We Forget’, and the date of ANZAC Day, ‘April 25’.
This coin is struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2014-year date are shown on the coin’s obverse.
The 2014 ANZAC Day $1 Coin in Card is available on a mint-to-order basis.
Attractive Presentation Card
The coin is presented in a specially designed display card, which features a fold-out stand for upright display, and portrays an image of a group of submariners paying their respects at a dawn service.