2009 Royal Australian Mint Uncirculated 6 Coin Set - 'International Year of Astronomy' Melbourne ANDA Coin Show
The 2009 Royal Australian Mint six-coin uncirculated mint set showcases Australian circulating coin designs and is minted in an uncirculated finish.
The mint set celebrates the "2009 International Year of Astronomy" and the Royal Australian Mint has released a six-coin mint set that includes the Two dollars, One dollar, Fifty cents, the commemorative "Year of Astronomy" Twenty cents, Ten cents, Five cents coins
The 2009 International Year of Astronomy is a worldwide event. It marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo. Galileo's first use of the telescope and is recognition of his revolutionary discoveries that began modern astronomy. 'The Universe, Yours to Discover' is the theme for the International Year of Astronomy in 2009.
The six-coin uncirculated set has a commemorative Twenty cent uncirculated coin that features an image of stargazers against a star chart backdrop, representing the many thousands of amateur astronomers in Australia.