Australian Mint Has Launched Limited Edition Fifty Cent Coins For Indigenous Language Month

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10 April 2019

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A new 50 cent coin has been launched celebrating the International year of Indigenous Languages.

The coin design incorporates 14 translations for the word “coin” from some of Australia’s indigenous languages.

“These coins are a celebration of Australia’s unique and diverse Indigenous languages, we hope the coins will serve as a tangible reminder of the important efforts being undertaken to preserve, protect and revitalise Indigenous languages in Australia” the Mint CEO, Ross MacDiarmid said.

The coin is currently in circulation – so keep an eye out for it!

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