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Astronaut Richard Hieb Launches Orion Domed Coin

August 19, 2014 in Australian Coins, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Royal Australian Mint, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

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Orion Constellation Domed Coin

Orion Constellation Domed Coin

Former NASA Astronaut Richard Hieb has launched the third and final coin within the Royal Australian Mint’s Southern Sky series. The 1 oz silver domed coin features Orion, one of the most widely recognized star constellations visible in both the northern and southern hemispheres.

The Southern Sky series began in 2012 with a design featuring the Crux or Southern Cross constellation. The second coin of the series issued in 2013 featured the Pavo constellation, which carries Full article at the source>

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