The 2013 1/10 Australian Gold War in the Pacific Coin commemorates the United States’ collaboration with Australia to turn back the Japanese during World War II. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States was all in on turning back the Japanese war machine and with Australia’s help, they were victorious. This coin has a beautiful design rendered in .9999 fine gold to celebrate this great alliance.
- Made of 1/10 Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold
- The obverse side has the image of Queen Elizabeth II
- Reverse side has a stylized eagle and the flags of Australia and the United States in the background
During World War II, Australia was fighting with the British against the Axis powers but it wasn’t until after the attack on Pearl Harbor that the United States joined the fray. Australia and the United States teamed up to strike back and were eventually victorious against the Japanese. The reverse side of the coin’s design celebrates this great alliance between these two countries. In the forefront is a stylized eagle. In the background are the flags of Australia and the United States. Above the image is ‘AUSTRALIAN AMERICAN/ AMERICAN MEMORIAL’. Below the image is ‘WAR IN THE PACIFIC 1941-1945’.
The obverse side of the coin has the popular Ian Rank-Broadley version of Queen Elizabeth II. She is shown here in her tiara and pearl earrings. The image is so detailed that you can see the lines in her face even in this small of a coin. To the top left of her ‘ELIZABETH II’. Below her image to the left is ‘1/10 oz 9999 GOLD’. At the bottom right of the coin is ‘15 DOLLARS’. At the bottom of the coin is ‘2013’.
The 2013 1/10 Australian Gold War in the Pacific Coin is an elegant way to commemorate the alliance of the United States of Australia during the War in the Pacific. This is a beautiful piece of gold and would look great in your collection.