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Coin - 10 Cents, Australia, 1970 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16363

Summary:
Australia
Ten Cent coin 1970
Mint: Royal Australian, Canberra

The Canberra mint struck 22,306,000 ten cent pieces in 1970
Description:
A cupro-nickel coin (23.6 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring on the obverse a diademed bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1970. The reverse features a lyrebird seen facing left with its tail plumes expanded forward over its head. The denomination numeral 10 is above the head of the bird and the artist's initials SD are below, in the field beside its right foot.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Royal Australian Mint, 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23.6 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.583 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: lyrebirds, elizabeth 11 bahama coin
Themes this item is part of: Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1970 AD
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: Diademed bust of Elizabeth II right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1970
Reverse Description: Lyrebird seen facing left with its tail plumes expanded forward over its head. The denomination numeral 10 is above the head of the bird and the artist's initials SD are below, in the field beside its right foot.
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1970
Reverse: 10 SD
Shape: Round
Material: Cupro Nickel
Issued By: Australia, 1970
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Arnold Machin
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin

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