2021 AUD 2 “Indigenous Military Service” coin struck by RAM
- April 03, 2021
The Royal Australian Mint commemorates Indigenous Australia’s longstanding tradition of serving in the military with this 2021 $2 ‘C’ Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin. From the Boer War and the Western Front, Tobruk and Kokoda to Korea, Vietnam and Afghanistan, Indigenous Australians have proudly served in every conflict and commitment involving Australian defence contingents since Federation.
The evocative coin design is based on the painting Indigenous Military Service by Kalkadoon artist Chern’ee Sutton.
Australian National Archives Document – Indigenous Troops in the Australian Army
Face value: $2
Chern’ee Sutton, artist that inspired RAM’s coin
Sources: Australian Mint and NUMISMAG.