The Sydney New Year’s Eve coin represents the unbridled wonder, exuberance and hopes of the world on New Year’s Eve. Now into its fifth year, collectors, revellers and tourists alike look forward to getting their hands on a special memento of Sydney which is transformed into a wonderland of fireworks and light on New Year’s Eve.
Originally set against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the world-renowned Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks, music and light extravaganza now incorporates the Opera House and barges strategically positioned in the harbour
As the first international city to greet the New Year, Sydney’s spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks are watched by over a million people around Sydney Harbour and broadcast to over a billion people worldwide.
In 2012, the Royal Australian Mint began collaborating with the City of Sydney on a coin program featuring Sydney’s world renowned NYE celebrations.
Since then, the Mint has issued one dazzling SNYE coin each year to preserve that magic moment in time. The SNYE coins issued to date form part of a magnificent collection.
The fifth coin in a ten-coin series.
Brilliant colour printing.
Packaged in a folded presentation card.
Obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
Certificate of Authenticity
Australian legal tender
Maxiumum Mintage 5000
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