The so-called ‘Rum Rebellion’ was Australia’s only successful military coup as well as a catalyst for the introduction of the rule of law in Australia. The dramatic events of 1808 when the New South Wales Corps overthrew Governor William Bligh are commemorated in this 2019 $1 AlBr uncirculated coin, appealing to history enthusiasts as well as coin collectors.
• 2019 $1 AlBr uncirculated coin
• Reverse design reflects the historic clash of the Rum Rebellion
• Obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Australian legal tender
Metal: Aluminium Bronze