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Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1995 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33904

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1995
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

A six coin set of 2 dollar, 1 dollar, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent housed in a printed pack which gives some details of the life of Sir Edward "Weary' Dunlop. This set contains the commemorative 50th Anniversary of the end of World War II 'Weary Dunlop' fifty cent coin.
Description:
A six coin set of 2 dollar, 1 dollar, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent housed in a printed pack which gives some details of the life of Sir Edward "Weary' Dunlop. This set contains the commemorative 'Year of the Family' fifty cent coin.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 150 mm (Width), 230 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: This measurement was done with the pack opened.

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Horst Hahne, Coin Engraver, Royal Australian Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop, Surgeon & Prisoner of War (1907-1993)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: uncirculated sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1995 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right wearing perl ear-rings and necklace; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
Reverse Description: Standard types for: $2 - Aboriginal; $1 five kangaroos; 20 cent - platypus; 10 cent - lyrebird; 5 cent - spiny anteater. Commemorative reverse for: fifty cent - 'Weary' Dunlop
Inscriptions: 1995 COIN SET UNCIRCULATED AUSTRALIA
COMMEMORATING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II AND FEATURING SIR EDWARD 'WEARY' DUNLOP 50 CENT COIN
Shape: Rectangle
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, 1995
Artist: Horst Hahne - Royal Australian Mint, 1995

Designed $2 reverse and die work for fifty cent commemorative after design by Louis Laumen.
Artist: Raphael Maklouf

Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II, which was used on Australian coinages from 1985 until 1998.
Artist: Louis Laumen

Concept design for reverse of fifty cent (die work by Horst Hahne).
Person Depicted: Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop, Australia

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