150 YEARS OF SELF GOVERNMENT
The sixth release in this series recognises 150 years of
self-government in Queensland with a stunning $5 silver proof coin.
On 6th June 1859 Queen Victoria signed Letters Patent creating the new
Colony of Queensland which was officially proclaimed on 10th December 1859.
The whole collection – 30 years of Northern Territory Government and 150
years of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia State
Government coins are also available. Individually released, the designs
depict an evolving Australia with the emphasis on the development of state
and territory boundaries, highlighting the particular state or territory
achieving its milestone.