none

NATIONAL MINT TO RELEASE PLAY SCHOOL COINS

23-05-2016
by 
in 

In a blast from the past, the lovable characters from Play School will be making their way to the front of the 50c coin.

In a move to commemorate the 50th year anniversary of the TV show Play School the Royal Australian Mint has designed 50c coins for collectors.

With momoreable characters such as Jemima, Humpty, and Big and Little Ted, the coloured coins are set to act as a happy birthday to the lovable TV show.

The Mint has been just another institution to commemorate Play School as the National Museum held their Play School exhibition this month.

"We try to celebrate the major events in Australia and this is a major occasion, the 50th birthday of an institution," Mint chief Ross MacDiarmid said.

"Many of us have had the opportunity to watch it, watch our children watch it, or someway be connected to it, so it was our chance to be a part of the celebration."

The coins will not be going into circulation, but can be bought for $45

 

Related news & editorials

  1. Dirak swinghandle
    08.04.2021
    08.04.2021
    by      In
    FDB Panel Fittings is pleased to announce ex-stock availability of the ever-growing DIRAK swinghandle series.
     In comparison with simple quarter-turn locks, swinghandles offer a much higher torque capability than standard quarter-turn latches and consequently greater closing force is available.
     ... Read More
  2. Aussie lapping Hydraulink
    08.04.2021
    08.04.2021
    by      In
    Not only has Aussie Lapping Services opened the newest Hydraulink franchise in Far North Queensland but it is also offering service products with MDG-41 (Mechanical Design Guideline 41) outlines for safe working practices.
    The applications of their skills are targeted for the manufacture and... Read More
  3. Supertechnopolymer hinges
    07.04.2021
    07.04.2021
    by      In
    Elesa specialises in manufacturing mechanical, machinery and industrial component product lines.
    Elesa has released a new range of CFMX hinges which are high-strength and corrosion-resistant, called Super-Technopolymer. Super-Technopolymers represent the latest evolution of engineering polymer... Read More
  4. coloured lights
    06.04.2021
    06.04.2021
    by      In
    Industrial lighting has traditionally been categorised as being intended for either illumination or indication. But what if your lighting could be dual purpose?
    For example, Banner EZ-STATUS products use both white and coloured LEDs that can be programmed to represent a machine’s status. 
    Users are... Read More
Products
Suppliers