Australia Celebrates Possum Magic Story through Coin Set

August 31, 2017 – The “Possum Magic” story that has captivated Australian children for over 30 years is now being celebrated through a beautiful coin set which can be kept and admired for years to come. Four $1 coins and three colour-printed $2 coins retell Mem Fox’s story using Julie Vivas’ whimsical illustrations. 

Australia / 1 Cent / Bronze / 2.6g / 17.53mm.Australia / 1 Cent / Bronze / 2.6g / 17.53mm.

Australia / 1 Cent / Bronze / 2.6g / 17.53mm.

To make this a truly nostalgic set, a copper 1c coin with a unique design created by Julie Vivas is also included. 

Australia / 2 Dollars / AlBr / 6.6g / 20.5mm.

Australia / 2 Dollars / AlBr / 6.6g / 20.5mm.

Australia / 2 Dollars / AlBr / 6.6g / 20.5mm.

Australia / 2 Dollars / AlBr / 6.6g / 20.5mm.

Australia / 2 Dollars / AlBr / 6.6g / 20.5mm.

Australia / 2 Dollars / AlBr / 6.6g / 20.5mm.

Australia / 1 Dollar / AlBr / 9g / 25mm.

Australia / 1 Dollar / AlBr / 9g / 25mm.

Each set is packaged in a “Possum Magic” themed folder and is the only way to guarantee all eight coins are added to your collection.

Further information can be found on the Royal Australian Mint’s website.

You can listen to “Possum Magic” on the website of Mem Fox.

Or watch it on YouTube.

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