2021 RAM 150th Anniversary of the RSPCA Australia - $1 AlBr Coloured Uncirculated Coins - LAYER HEN
The Royal Australian Mint has partnered with the Royal Society for
the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) to celebrate the 150th
anniversary of the organisation’s work in Australia. Founded in London
in 1824 and then in Australia in 1871, the organisation works to protect
all animals from cruelty.
An independent charity, the organisation relies on community support
to run animal rehoming shelters, investigate complaints of animal cruelty
and educate the community about responsible pet ownership and animal
The RSPCA promotes the welfare of all animals. In fact, its moniker is
“for all creatures, great and small”.
Layer Hen - A chestnut-coloured layer hen proudly displays her four eggs on this
cheery coin celebrating the 150th anniversary of the RSPCA in Australia.
The humble layer hen is responsible for the excitement of little (and big!)
kids around Australia who rush to see how many eggs have been laid,
- Denomination - $1 AUD
- Metal Content - AlBr
- Mass - 9.00g
- Diameter - 25.001mm
- Finish - Colour Uncirculated
- Maximum Mintage - 22,500
- Packaging - Coin in Card