Portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II in the field of the coin.
Lettering: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10 KILO 9999 GOLD 2008 30000 DOLLARS IRB
A mouse crouching on a bed of stones with chilli peppers clustered in the background. As well as the inscription "Year of the Mouse" and the Chinese character for "Mouse".
Lettering: YEAR OF THE MOUSE P