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1812 A New Map of the World
1812 Новая карта мира
Presented by
Royal Australian Mint
Nominal value
100 dollars
Weight
28,35
Diameter
38,51
Metal
Gold 999,9°
Mintage
750
Production quality
Proof, Domed coin
Designer
Bronwyn King, coin designer Royal Australian Mint.
Producer
Royal Australian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
Coin’s domed concave obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley. 

Coin’s domed convex reverse features depictions of the Eastern Hemisphere based on an historic and rare map that shows Captain Cook’s tracks and his discoveries, finished to the Royal Australian Mint’s world-class proof standard in one ounce of stunning gold.
A brief annotation
In the 18th century Captain James Cook’s famous voyages stirred the imagination of generations, unveiling the mysteries of the Southern Hemisphere for scientists, cartographers and explorers. The excitement and drama of this era of discovery is embodied in this exclusive domed coin, based on rare and historic maps of the period which were both accurate and beautiful.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
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