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WWI research inspires Mint staff to create unique wreath of remembrance

April 24, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins

By Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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Perth Mint employees who served during World War I have inspired two current members of staff to create a unique wreath to mark the 100th anniversary of the ANZACs.

By: Tracey Cobby and Debbie Philpot

After many years of researching World War I for the ANZAC Spirit – 100th Anniversary Coin Series we decided to create a personal tribute to commemorate this year’s ANZAC Day. We had both recently rekindled our love of knitting and crochet, and in the spirit of the Australian women who knitted over 1 million pairs of socks for the troops, it seemed fitting that we… Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

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