The Perth Mint and Australia Post are pleased to present this stamp and coin cover commemorating the legendary Australian Light Horse who served during the First World War.
$1 Aluminium Bronze Coin
This $1 coin is struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.
Historic WWI Design
The coin’s reverse depicts a member of the Australian Light Horse charging on his horse. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE WWI, as well as The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
OFFICIAL AUSTRALIA POST STAMP
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1.00 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.
Each coin is presented in a presentation card featuring photographic images from WWI.