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Proof Coin - 20 Cents, Australia, 1966 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 21050

Summary:
Australia
Twenty Cents 1966
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

Other Details:
Part of Proof set.
Description:
A cupro-nickel proof coin (28.5 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring on the obverse a diademed bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1966. The reverse features platypus swimming. The denomination numeral 20 is above the head of the mammal and the artist's initials SD are within the swirl of water around its right forepaw.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.02 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian native animals, platypuses
Themes this item is part of: Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Decimal Proof
DateEra: 1966 AD
Denomination: 20 Cents
Obverse Description: Diademed bust of Elizabeth II right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1966
Reverse Description: A platypus swimming. The denomination numeral 20 is above the head of the mammal and the artist's initials SD are within the swirl of water around its right forepaw.
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1966
Reverse: 20 SD
Shape: round
Material: Cupro Nickel
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1966
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Artist: Arnold Machin

Comments

michelle Posted on 16 Mar 2010 3:49 AM
20 cents australia 1966, NU 21050 i was wondering how much one of those are?
Discovery Centre Posted on 16 Mar 2010 2:21 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Michelle. If you are after a valuation, Museum Victoria can't provide these but can suggest that you go to our webpage that gives information on how to obtain coin valuations http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/2009-archive/coin-valuations/ If you wish to purchase one of these coins you should look for a reputable dealer through the Numismatics Association of Australia http://naa-online.com/

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