2018 PNC - The Western Front - Battle of Amiens 1918 - 2018
The Western Front series continues with this tribute to the soldiers who fought in the Battle of Amiens, which saw Allied troops break through German lines and gain over 24 kilometres of occupied territory. This was a vital victory for the Allies and a significant action for Australia during the First World War.
The Battle of Amiens, 'The black day of the German army's is viewed by historians as one of the most important actions fought by Australians during the First World War. This crucial victory ultimately led to the end of fighting on the Western Front.
Each coin is packaged in a display card inside a full colour official Australia Post envelope with $1 Commemorative stamp postmarked First Day of Issue BATTLE OF AMIENS 1918 8 August 2018 Canberra ACT 2601.
The coin's reverse features an artistic impression of Australian soldiers with a WWI tank.
Mintage: A total of 21,227 of these coins were minted, with 7,000 allocated to PNCs.