AIATSIS has actively participated in documenting early Australian languages, setting guidelines for Indigenous research, and undertaking studies that ensure the health, wellbeing and social welfare of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.
The Royal Australian Mint is proud to be partnering with AIATSIS to produce both a circulating 50 cent coin and this special collectors’ edition.
By capturing these iconic Indigenous designs with modern minting technology, and releasing these coins into the pockets and coin collections of many Australians, this beautiful piece will be a symbol of unity and understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures.
The coin’s reverse features the AIATSIS logo, surrounded by traditional Indigenous art motifs.
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