Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Raphael Maklouf.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. AUSTRALIA 5 DOLLARS
Reverse:||Festival of the Dreaming|
Design by Stuart Devlin & Nova Peris-Kneebone
Legend: Sydney 2000
Edge:||Plain - with edge lettering.|
Legend: GAMES OF THE XXVII OLYMPIAD
|Size:||40.50 mm (diameter).|
|Mintage:||100,000 - Perth|
|Mintmarks:||P on reverse.|
2000 Olympics Silver $5 - Festival of the Dreaming
Issued in October, 1997, this coin is the first in a 16 Coin Sydney 2000 Silver Proof Collection produced jointly by the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra and the Perth Mint.
10,000 of the coins offered were included in a 3 coin mixed metal Olympic proof set and a further 3,000 were included in a 24-coin Olympic Millennium Collection. The coin was also included in an 8-Coin Olympics Cultural Collection.
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