2002 $5 Battle of Sunda Strait HMAS Perth USS Houston Ship’s Bell Unc

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Coin Type:2002 Bimetal $5
Grade:Uncirculated
Year:2002
Mint:Royal Australian Mint
Metal:Aluminium Bronze Centre/Stainless Steel Outer Ring
Mass (approx):10.6g
Obverse:Elizabeth II (Ian Rank-Broadley)
Reverse:The Houston Bell

Depicted on this coin is The Houston Bell from the USS Houston. It and the HMAS Perth were sunk in battle in the Sunda Strait in 1942. Coin comes in informative card, the outer cardboard sleeve depicting the HMAS Perth.

Note that this is a stock image and we may have multiples of this coin available.