AUSTRALIA’S first triangular coin has been unveiled to mark today’s 25th anniversary of Parliament House.
The silver $5 coin is 99.9% silver and depicts Australian Parliament House as viewed from one of its courtyards. The world renowned triangular flag mast is the focal point of the design. A limited 10,000 of the coins have been minted.
A special uncirculated (round) 20-cent coin has also been produced. Made of cupro nickel, its design features Parliament House with Old Parliament House in the foreground.