Sir Donald Bradman
Australian 20 cent coin
"The Don" is acclaimed as being the greatest achiever in any competitive sport during his cricket career spanning over 25 years in the 1920's-1940's. Known to be the greatest batsman of all time Donald George Bradman was born August 27th 1908 and passed away peacefully on February 25th 2001 aged 92 years.
It was February 25th 2001 when Sir Don passed away and by late March the Prime Minister had announced an official coin programme honouring the late cricket legend. A celebration of his life and achivements in conjunction with the Bradman Foundation, 3 coins were produced,20 cents,$5 and $20 coins.