MAS Launches the 2007 Singapore 42 Years of Independence Commemorative Coins
Singapore, 12 July 2007...The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today launched a set of coins to commemorate Singapore’s 42 years of independence. The coins capture the optimism and pride among Singaporeans from all walks of life as they come together to celebrate our nation’s independence.
About the Coin Design
2 The main feature of the coin design is the National Day Parade (NDP) 2007 logo and the new venue for the parade – the world’s largest performance floating platform at Marina Bay. The coin also features a group of children which symbolizes a young and dynamic Singapore well prepared for challenges ahead.
3 Our city skyline and NDP highlights such as the fireworks display serve as a colourful backdrop of the design.
4 The obverse of the coin bears the Singapore Arms with the year-date 2007.
Limited Worldwide Mintage 5 The coins will be issued on 23 July 2007. The details of the coins are as follows:
a) $2 Silver Proof Coin 20 grams of 999 fine silver with full colour application. Coin diameter of 38.70 mm. Mintage of 8,000 pieces.
b) $2 Cupro-Nickel Coin Proof-like condition with selective colour application. Coin diameter of 38.70 mm. Mintage is based on demand.
c) 2-in-1 Coin Set The above two coins are also available in a 2-in-1 Premium Set, with a low mintage of 3,000 sets only.
Sale of Coins
6 The coins will be sold by The Singapore Mint.
7 For enquiries and coin orders, the public can contact The Singapore Mint at telephone numbers 6566 2626 / 6895 0399 or via their website www.singaporemint.com.