2010 Mary MacKillop Stamp-Coin Set

$89.99 inc. GST

2010 Mary MacKillop Stamp-Coin Set

$89.99 inc. GST

Released by Australia Post to celebrate the canonisation of Mary MacKillop – Australia’s first saint, canonised on the 17th October 2010.

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Released by Australia Post to celebrate the canonisation of Mary MacKillop – Australia’s first saint, canonised on the 17th October 2010.

The innovative rectangle-shaped coin is produced from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

The coin’s reverse portrays a 60c commemorative stamp issued by Australia Post. The design features a coloured portrait of Saint Mary MacKillop and includes a representation of St Mary MacKillop’s signature, the dates 1842-1909 and the word AUSTRALIA.

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the 2010 year-date.

The coin is accompanied by the actual 60c Australia Post stamp, like the coin, it is protected in a capsule to keep it in mint condition forever.

Each set comes in a presentation box incorporating a magnetised plinth that can be raised for better display.