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Australian $1 Coins

2001 International Year of the Volunteer

To celebrate the International Year of the Volunteer, the Federal Government authorised the release of a $1 circulating coin featuring the Logo of the International Year. The Mint produced some 6 million coins that went into circulation around the country.
The coin was only produced as a circulating coin and not in a proof or uncirculated format. There are some privately made products available.
Once the circulating coins have been produced by the Mint, they are sent to various storage depots around the country. As the commercial outlets such as banks, supermarkets etc call for more circulating coins the coins are released into circulation and are available in change. 

Nominal Specifications

Issues Released
Denomination: $1
Metal: 92% Copper
2% Nickel
6% Aluminum
Mass: 9 grams
Diameter: 25 mm
Security Rolls
Mint Bags
Private Release "Flips"