The Postal Services Five Dollar coin was produced in celebration of 200 years of postal services in Australia. It was
minted in Sterling Silver and was forty millimetres in diameter. There was also a one dollar coin celebrating the same occasion
in the same year. The
The coin was encapsulated inside an elegant, leatherette luxury presentation case lined with black velvet and satin, protected by a full-colour outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.It was during 2009 that Australia postal services celebrated 200 years as Australia's oldest, operating organisation.
On March 25, 1809, Isaac Nichols was appointed Postmaster of New South Wales and it is his portrait that appears on the one dollar version of the coin. In over 200 years of operation they have established one of the largest property portfolios in Australia (Auspost, 2013) . Their portfolio includes Post Offices, mail processing sites and warehouses, offices and call centres. Seventy-three of these are heritage properties included in the Commonwealth Heritage List.
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