THE Royal Australian Mint and CSIRO have collaborated to showcase a “Creatures of the Deep” assortment on the primary cash pressed in 2023.

Mint CEO Leigh Gordon has welcomed again eager coin collectors for the primary time because the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We’re excited to deliver again this annual custom and have members of the general public collect in individual to gather the primary cash, in addition to observe the thrilling new theme of the gathering – Creatures of the Deep,” says Gordon.

CSIRO appearing CEO Elanor Huntington mentioned the cash rejoice the CSIRO’s flagship vessel, “The Investigator”, in addition to not often seen deep sea creatures together with bigfin squid, brittle star, dumbo octopus, gold coral, cactus urchin and the spiny king crab.

A picture of Queen Elizabeth II options on the opposite facet of the cash, and consists of the dates she reigned, 1952 to 2022.

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Ian Meikle, editor