Possum Magic 2017 Coin Collection – The Australian Coin Collecting Blog

The Royal Australian Mint has released a particular mint solicitation distributing the coin stage set and discolor circulation coins through Woolworths supermarkets. The solicitation celebrates Australia ’ s most popular childrens book “ Possum Magic ” that has sold over 3 million copies since it was written in 1983. Written by Mem Fox, this enchanting fib is illustrated by Julie Vivas and it is Julie ’ s capricious illustrations that adorn the reverses of three tinge circulation $ 2 coins, four one dollar coins and a special restrict edition one cent part. Each coin depicts Hush, an adorable phalanger in respective stages of her charming journey across Australia eating limited foods including Vegemite sandwiches and lamingtons .
The $ 2 coins are proving popular being released into circulation via your change at the supermarket over a 3 week period. A sellout at most Woolworths now you can distillery purchase the mint sets from the Mint in Canberra or your local coin dealer. The sets in a foldout collector card sport the circulation coloured 2 dollar coins, four commemorative $ 1 coins and special 1 cent musical composition.

Multi-coloured magic dust 2 dollar coins are included in this set and are also being sent into circulation. From left the first coin is predominantly blue and depicts Invisible Hush hanging from a tree. The middle coin predominantly purple shows Hush on her invisible journey, after eating a Vegemite sandwich she can see her tail again. Right is the predominantly orange coin with an elated happy Hush being visible again.

The commemorative dollar coins all depict Hush and Grandma Poss as illustrated by Julie Vivas. From left the first coin depicts Grandma Poss magically turning Hush invisible, the second racing across Australia in search of food to make Hush visible again, the third eating lamingtons as they are magical and a cure for invisibility and then far right Hush and the magical food that will help her stay visible forever.
motley charming dust 2 dollar coins are included in this set and are besides being sent into circulation. From left the inaugural coin is predominantly aristocratic and depicts invisible Hush hanging from a tree. The in-between coin predominantly purple shows Hush on her inconspicuous journey, after eating a Vegemite sandwich she can see her tail again. Right is the predominantly orange mint with an elated happy Hush being visible again.The commemorative dollar coins all depict Hush and Grandma Poss as illustrated by Julie Vivas. From left the first coin depicts Grandma Poss magically turning Hush invisible, the second rush across Australia in search of food to make Hush visible again, the third base eat lamingtons as they are charming and a cure for invisibility and then far right Hush and the charming food that will help her stay visible forever.

The limited edition 1 cent is the first change to the one cent Australia has seen since it ’ randomness introduction in 1966 and then removal in 1992. appropriately the design is still a phalanger but a change from the well-known Stuart Devlin design to the adorable quieten from the book Possum Magic exemplification by Julie Vivas. The newfangled 1c was designed specially for this set and is presently the only way to obtain the commemorative one cent .
Issue price for the laid is $ 15. For a place with a face value of $ 10.01 that ’ south very thoroughly value !

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