$5 2000 Sydney Olympics Hockey Al/Bronze UNC

$5 2000 Sydney Olympics Hockey Al/Bronze UNC

$5 2000 Sydney Olympics Hockey Al/Bronze UNC

Regular Price $10.00

Issued in October 1997 this coin is the fifth in a 28 Coin Sydney 2000 Aluminium Bronze Specimen Collection produced jointly by the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra and the Perth Mint. The coin is presented sealed on a credit-card style pack.

Hockey enjoys one of the longest and most illustrious histories of any sport in the Olympic Games. Archaeologists have found 4 000-year-old sketches of men playing a version of hockey in the Nile Valley of Egypt. Similar ball-and-stick games have been linked to the ancient Greeks but modern 'field' hockey (to distinguish it from such forms as ice hockey) evolved in Great Britain in the late 1880s. Introduced into the Olympic Games in 1908 in London it became a permanent fixture in 1928. Women's hockey was added in 1980.

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