2012 Australian Olympic Team Road to London $1  PNC
2012 Australian Olympic Team Road to London $1  PNC
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2012 Australian Olympic Team Road to London $1 PNC

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2012 $1 Australian Olympic Team Mascot Boxing Kangaroo  PNC.

The Games of the XXX Olympiad will be held in London, England from 27 July to 12 August 2012. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and 1948.

The competition schedule for the London Olympic Games includes 26 different summer sports with a total of 38 disciplines (a branch of an Olympic sport comrising one or more events).
Approximately 10,500 athletes are expected to participate in the Games, including an Australian team of about 400.

The motto for the London Olympic games is Live as one. The stamp design features several famous icons and landmarks of the great metropolis of London.

The coin's reverse features the Australian Olympic Team's mascot, the boxing kangaroo, the Australian Olympic Team official logo, the inscriptions OLYMPIC SPIRIT and 2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM.

Presented by Australia Post and the Perth Mint, the $1 coin is struck in aluminium bronze and issued as Australian legal tender.

Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post 60c stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and includes Australia post's 'Westminster WA' Seal of Authenticity and official number.

Presented in an eye-catching display card, featuring the iconic silhouettes of Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral and the London Eye. The official Olympic logo and the Australian flag also provide a backdrop to a colourful London Bus.

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