Acquired from the Reserve Bank of Australia Auction held by Australian Coin Auctions in 2005 where it sold for $10,500 on a pre-auction estimate of $6000.
1900 - and what a year it was. One year before Australia's Federation and electric lighting was installed on Adelaide streets.
State Labour politicians met in Sydney to formally establish the Federal Labour Party. The first Australian contingents of naval volunteers set sail for China to assist British and international troops during the Boxer Rebellion and natural gas was found at Roma in Queensland.