Watching on as brave souls, in vehicles that appeared little different to the family car, sped around a track was always well-received entertainment in Australia. In 2018, the Mint celebrates the history of Holden and motorsport with the release of six coins taking in some of the most celebrated race cars the marque has produced.
As the first marque to feature in the Mint’s recent commemorations related to the manufacturing era of Australian history, Holden certainly set a cracking pace from the start. In 2018 we switch gears on this automotive fascination, to take in the highlights of adrenalin charged top speed racing with the Holden Motorsport Collection. Motorsport is a part of Holden’s DNA, having raced its vehicles in Australia and overseas with remarkable success for more than 50 years. Holden’s Monaro set the scene for years of on-track dominance of the Bathurst race, with a 1-2-3 outright finish in the 1968 event. Since then, the ‘General’ has been a mainstay on race tracks around the country, from stock-standard production cars, to highly-modified versions of its road-going counterparts, and the current iteration of purposebuilt racing machines. Cars have always been a hot topic in collectibles, and this series is no exception. Holden fans and numismatists alike can now be treated to this distinctive buying opportunity not likely to reappear anytime soon.
Coloured uncirculated coin in a presentation card with corresponding vehicle model information/li>
Coin series features the following iconic models; 2001 VX Commodore, 1996 VR Commodore, 1984 VK Commodore, 1979 LX Torana A9X, 1972 LJ Torana XU-1, 1970 HT Monaro GTS 350
Prepared meticulously to the Royal Australian Mint’s world-class uncirculated standard with colour print technology
Limited mintage of 30000
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