The 2013 Young Collectors ‘Experience It!’ series features six coins each portraying an outdoor leisure activity in which Australian kids love to partake, with snorkelling being the second fun release.
Snorkelling is a popular recreational activity, providing fun and fitness for people of all ages, skill levels and gender.
Aluminium Bronze $1 Coin
This $1 coin is struck by The Perth Mint from high quality aluminium bronze.
Stylish Reverse Design
The coin’s coloured reverse portrays a snorkeller with a camera amid a brightly coloured coral reef. The inscription SNORKELLING, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the monetary denomination also appear in the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.
Illustrated Presentation Card
A great gift for any budding young collector, the coin is housed in an illustrated presentation card which has fantastic illustrations and information about snorkelling.
Special Display Album
The first release in this series, surfing, is available in a coin album with an illustrated card cover. The album is designed to fit all six coins in this series. Please note that the coin album is not available for purchase separately.
Snorkelling provides the opportunity to observe underwater life without complicated equipment or training. It has become a pleasurable pastime for those on holiday, at tropical resorts or other exciting snorkelling and scuba diving locations.
For those with a passion for snorkelling, the activity can foster an interest in underwater wrecks, coral reefs and sea-life.
Previous Release: Surfing
Forthcoming Releases: Skiing, Horse Riding, Skateboarding, BMX Riding