Metal: Aluminium Bronze
Weight: 6.60 g
Diameter: 20.50 mm
On 29 September 2019 it will be the 30th anniversary of the National Police Remembrance Day – to remember and honour Australia’s police officers who have died in the line of duty. This 2019 $2 Coloured Coin commemorates this anniversary, and recognises the sacrifices made by Australia’s police forces from the past to the present day.
National Police Remembrance Day is held every year on 29 September to remember police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The significance of the date 29 September being ‘the Feast of St Michael the Archangel, patron saint of police and peacemakers’.
• Released to coincide with Police Remembrance Day 2019
• Coloured reverse design features Sillitoe Tartan, the Federation Star and St Edwards Crown
• Obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Australian legal tender coin