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The Three Greatest Australian Fifty Cent Coloured Coin Sets

A few years ago Australia celebrated its great motorsport heritage with a release of legal tender fifty cent coins, but each coin depicted one of the greatest cars in motorsport history in full colour! Very few of each coin were produced – you’ll probably have never seen them in circulation – so if you didn’t secure them at the time then now is your chance.

•    Revved-Up Rarities Honouring Ford and Holden
•    Low Mintage Rarity Sets
•    Three of The Greatest Ford, Falcon, Holden or Commodore            Sets Available
•    Deluxe Presentation Case

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About these coin sets

A few years ago Australia celebrated its great motorsport heritage with a release of legal tender fifty cent coins, but each coin depicted one of the greatest cars in motorsport history in full colour! Very few of each coin were produced – you’ll probably have never seen them in circulation – so if you didn’t secure them at the time then now is your chance. In this set we’ve brought together what we feel are the three greatest Fords if you belong to ‘the other crowd’ then there’s a set for you too, below. The Three Greatest Fords, Included in this set are: 1. Alan Moffat's 1969 Mustang Boss, 2. Dick Johnson's red and gold Sierra RS500 Cosworth - this is one of the rarest Australian 50c coins ever made, with only 7,208 struck! 3. Craig Lowndes five-litre V8 BA Falcon Bathurst-winner - also a rarity, only 8,176 struck! The Three Greatest Falcons, Included in this set are: Three seldom-seen fifty cent coins in a presentation case, each one with its car in full colour! Included are: 1. Alan Moffat's 1971 XY Falcon GTO Phase III, winner of the 1971 Bathurst 500, and described as "...simply one of the best cars in the world, a true GT that could take on Ferraris and Astons on their own terms..." 2. Moffat and Bond's 1-2 finish 1977 XC Falcon hardtop with its massive 351 cubic inch engine, 3. Dick Johnson's 1981 XD Falcon 'Tru Blu' Ok, so if Ford isn’t for you, then this may be to your liking. From the same series of Australian fifty cent coins celebrating our nation’s fine heritage of motorsport, here is our choice of the three greatest Holdens. Again, each coin depicts the car in full colour – these designs are sensational – and take a look at the low, low mintages! The Three Greatest Holdens, Included in this set are: 1. Norm Beechey's Australian Touring Car Championship-winning 1970 HT Monaro, the first locally built car to win that title – a tiny mintage of only 10,730 2. Peter Brock's 1972 LJ Torana XU-1, the car that gave Brock the first of nine Bathurst wins which later led to him being nicknamed the "King of the Mountain" and "Peter Perfect". Brock's win also signalled the first Bathurst victory for a six-cylinder engined car - Mintage just 10,585 3. The 1979 LX Torana which won Bathurst by a record six laps, also setting the touring-car lap record on the very last lap - Mintage again a very small 11,366 coins. The Three Greatest Commodores, Included in this set are: Three low mintage fifty cent coins in a presentation case, each one with its car in full colour! Included are: 1. The 1984 Bathurst-winning 1984 VK Commodore, the 'big banger' with eye-catching Day-Glo orange body panels, it led for 144 of the 163 laps of the race (only 17,424 coins minted!) 2. Craig Lowndes' 1996 VR Commodore, the first car to ever be called a 'supercar', in it Lowndes became the youngest-ever winner of the Touring Car Championship (only 16,770 coins minted) 3. Mark Scaife's 2001 VX Commodore, nicknamed by him 'the golden child' which gave him 20 championship wins, including back-to-back Bathurst wins in 2001 and 2002. Only 16,914 coins minted.

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