Commonwealth Games 2002 $5 Silver Proof Coin



The Commonwealth Games is a quadrennial; world-class sports competition held midway between the Summer Olympic Games.Commemorative Silver CoinThe coin is a Crown sized pure silver proof coin designed as an affordable memento of the XVII Commonwealth Games which were held in Manchester in 2002.The coin is dedicated to the Commonwealth Games and honours the Australian athletes; as well as all other competitors participating in the 2002 Games.Unique Reverse DesignThe coin’s reverse depicts five athletes with arms raised triumphantly to form the shape of a crown.Australian Legal TenderThis coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.Limited MintageThe coin has a mintage of just 15;000. Presentation Packaging and Numbered CertificateThe coin is presented in a display case within an illustrated shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Technical Specifications Monetary Denomination (AUD) 5 Silver Content 99.9% Weight (g) 36.31 Diameter (mm) 38.74 Finish Proof Maximum Mintage 15;000