2017 Perth Mint PNC - The Australian Light Horse
The Perth Mint and Australia Post have released this stamp and coin cover commemorating the legendary Australian Light Horse who served during the First World War, mainly in the desert campaign.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the uncirculated aluminium bronze con is housed in a beautifully designed card featuring photographic images from WWI.
The card includes a circular window revealing the obverse and reverse of the coin.
The coin's reverse features a member of the Australian Light Horse charging on his horse. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE WWI, along with The Perth Mint's 'P' Mintmark.
The Ian Rank-Bradley effigy of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date and the monetary denomination are featured on the coin's obverse.
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1.00 stamp, postmarked First Day of Issue along with Australia Post's Seal of Authenticity.
Postmarked First Day of Issue 18 April 2017, CANBERRA ACT 2600.