Less than 16 years after man's first powered flight, and barely 12 months since the end of the First World War, an epic race was commissioned. £10,000 was the prize money, and the target, to be the first to fly from England to Australia in less than 30 days. Seven two-man crews committed to an attempt, thus beginning several months of drama, tragedy, and adventure...
100 years later, we look back in awe, as a pair of Aussies could fly the huge distance between England and Australia in less than 30 days - a truly inspiring feat.
Seven Legal Tender $1 collector coins depicting each of the planes to race
Bonus full colour $1 coin commemorating 100th anniversary
Each coin housed on informative presentation card
Limited mintage just 10,000!
All coins delivered together inside collector tin, reminiscent of recent Ford and Holden sell out collections!