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Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1979 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16472

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1979
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

A six coin set of 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a red plastic wallet.
Description:
A six coin set of 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a red plastic wallet printed in gold with the Australian arms. A printed card insert gives details of the wildlife depiced on the coins and the names of the artists responsible for the obverse (Arnold Machin) and various reverse designs (Stuart Devlin)
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)

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: uncirculated sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1979 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1979
Reverse Description: Standard types for each denomination: 50 cent - Australian Arms; 20 cent - platypus; 10 cent - lyrebird; 5 cent - spiny anteater; 2 cent - frill-neck lizard and 1 cent feather-tail glider
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1979
Shape: round
Issued By: Australia, 1979
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Artist: Arnold Machin

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