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Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1997 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 40993

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1997
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 Charles Kingsford Smith. This set contains the commemorative dollar marking the centenary of the birth of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.
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 Charles Kingsford Smith. This set contains the commemorative dollar marking the centenary of the birth of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. The pack gives a brief biography of Sir Charles.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, 2000
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 150 mm (Width), 230 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: This measurement was done with the pack opened.

More information

Tagged with: aircraft, australian aviation, aviation pioneers
Themes this item is part of: Horst Hahne, Coin Engraver, Royal Australian Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Transport Collection, Wojciech Pietranik, Sculptor & Engraver, Royal Australian Mint (1950-?), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and the Lockheed Altair 'Lady Southern Cross'
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: uncirculated sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1997 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right wearing perl ear-rings and necklace; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1997
Reverse Description: Standard types for: $2 - Aboriginal; 50 cent - Australian Arms; 20 cent - platypus; 10 cent - lyrebird; 5 cent - spiny anteater.
Commemorative reverse for: Dollar - Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and this aircraft 'Southern Cross'
Inscriptions: 1995 COIN SET UNCIRCULATED AUSTRALIA
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
The World's Greatest
Pioneer Aviator
1897 - 1935
Shape: Rectangle
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1997
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Horst Hahne - Royal Australian Mint

Designed reverse of $2 coin.
Artist: Raphael Maklouf

Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II, which was used on Australian coinages from 1985 until 1998.
Artist: Wojciech Pietranik - Royal Australian Mint

Designed commemorative Kingsford Smith dollar.
Person Depicted: Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, Australia

Comments

Trevor Posted on 15 Jan 2010 4:41 AM
I have a australia 1978 elizabert 2 50cents
what is it worth

thx
Paul Posted on 28 Jul 2011 9:29 AM
Note that your 1997 uncirculated coin set has as the inscription "1995 COIN SET UNCIRCULATED AUSTRALIA
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
The World's Greatest
Pioneer Aviator
1897 - 1935" I assume it should read "1997....."

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