With this 2019 50c Silver Proof Coin, the Royal Australian Mint along with AIATSIS celebrates 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Indigenous languages are under threat worldwide and there is an urgent need to protect them for the future. Australia’s many and varied Indigenous languages comprise a unique linguistic treasure, and are now being actively recorded, revitalized and shared for the benefit of all future Australian generations.
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2019 to be the Year of Indigenous Languages. This 99.99% silver official Royal Australian Mint 50c Proof Coin has a low mintage of 5,000, and represents great value at the official issue price of $80.