Sir Donald Bradman is acknowledged as the greatest cricketer ever to play the game, and one of Australia's most respected sportsmen. “The Don” is acknowledged as the greatest cricketer ever to play the game, and one of Australia’s most respected sportsmen. Blessed with unerring hand and eye coordination, his unwavering concentration was developed as a youth by hitting a golf ball with a stump in the backyard.
His Test batting average of 99.94, established over a Test career of twenty years and 52 Tests stands not only as a record unlikely to be ever surpassed but as a testimony to his pre-eminent standing in the game of cricket.
This coin, produced as a special tribute to this great cricketer, depicts Sir Donald in characteristic pose preparing to drive through the off-side. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse.
The coin is housed in a dark green coloured presentation case and box shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Denomination - Five Dollars
Composition - Aluminium Bronze Proof Coin
Weight - 28g
Diameter - 38.9mm
Worldwide Mintage Limit - 22,500
Mint - Royal Australian Mint