2019 Baby Proof Set – Possum Magic Coin Collection
The magical theme based on Possum Magic by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas continues on the 2019 Baby Proof Coin Set. Whimsical, passionate, imaginative and proudly Australia, this coin set features a special colour printed proof fifty cent coin. A truly special gift for the birth of a child in 2019.
In many cultures throughout the world, coins are a traditional gift to mark the birth of a new child. With their ability to mark a moment in time and their status as a symbol of wealth and prosperity, they have come to symbolise our greatest hopes for our children.
The Royal Australian Mint celebrates this special significance with this 2019 release . Many of these have features treasured Australian children's stories - Dot and the Kangaroo, Blinky Bill, The Magic Pudding and Snugglepot and Cuddlepie have all been featured on these beloved releases.
Their timeless appeal, imaginative content and positive messages have made them all fitting themes for such blessed events.
Since 1983, Australian children have be=en delighted by the Australian picture book Possum Magic. Mem Fox's lyrical tale and Julie Vivas' whimsical illustrations have taken readers on a journey around Australia's capital cities, sampling Australian delicacies in a quest to find a special magical food. 2018 was the 35th anniversary of its first publication, it is a worthy theme for the 2019 Baby Proof Coin Sets.
The fifty cent coin's reverse features a special colour printed design of one of Julie Vivas' beautiful illustrations.
Six coin proof set
Complete with Certificate of Authenticity
Each con's obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley.
Each coin is issued as Australian Legal Tender and is struck to the Royal Australian Mint's world class standard.