Similar items over time

Coin - 2 Cents, Australia, 1980 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16352

Two Cent coin 1980
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra
An round bronze coin (22 mm diameter) featuring on the obverse a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1980. The reverse features a frilled lizard with neck frill extended and mouth open; the denomination numeral 2 is left of the lizard's head and the artist's initials SD below it's body.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Royal Australian Mint, 1981
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21.6 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.175 g (Weight)

More information

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: 1980 AD
Denomination: 2 Cents
Obverse Description: Diademed bust of Elizabeth II right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1980
Reverse Description: Frilled necked dragon lizard right; at left large 2
Artist's initials SD below lizard's body
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1980
Reverse: 2 SD
Shape: Round
Material: bronze
Issued By: Australia, 1980
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Arnold Machin
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin


nic hadley Posted on 23 Feb 2014 8:28 PM
How much would a 1980 2 cent Australian coin be worth?

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No