Australia’s main contribution to the battle of the Somme in mid-1916 was the capture of Pozières, a small village that commanded the high ground towards Thiepval.
The Australian Imperial Force suffered the loss of more than 45 000 soldiers in the campaigns in France and Belgium, while fighting some of the bravest battles in our history.
Follow the trail of remembrance throughout 2016–2018 as the Royal Australian Mint produces a series of coins related to the battles of the Western Front.
The Royal Australian Mint will release no more than 15,000 of the 2016 50c The Battle of Fromelles 1916-2016 Unc Coin.
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