A silver $10 Australian coin encased in a clear acrylic case. On the obverse is the profile bust portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Inscription: 'ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1994'. On the reverse is the low relief image of Sarah Durack, raising her arm out of the pool. Beneath her are two crossed victory palms, and beneath them, a gold medal. Inscription: 'AUSTRALIA'S 1ST GOLD MEDALLISTS/SARAH DURACK/10 DOLLARS'.
0 - Whole: H: 40 W: 40 D: 8mm (H: 1 9/16 W: 1 9/16 D: 5/16")
Fanny Durack; 27 Oct 1889; 21 Mar 1956
Australian Olympic Committee
The Royal Australian Mint; 22 Feb 1965
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Royal Australian Mint.