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Proof Coin Set - XII Commonwealth Games, Brisbane, Uncirculated, Queensland, Australia, 1982 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16140

Summary:
Australia Queensland Brisbane
Commonwealth Games
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1982
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 green plastic wallet.
The reverses were designed by Stuart Devlin. The reverse of the 50 cent coin incorporates the logo designed by Hugh Edwards.
Description:
A six coin set of 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a green plastic wallet printed in gold with the Australian arms and Brisbane Commonwealth Games name and logo. A printed card insert gives details of the wildlife depicted on the coins and the names of the artists responsible for the obverse (Arnold Machin) and various reverse designs (Stuart Devlin). The fifty cent in this pack commemorates the Games
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: commonwealth games brisbane 1982, sport
Themes this item is part of: Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), Leisure Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Queensland
Tertiary Classification: proof sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1982 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982
Reverse Description: Standard types for each denomination except 50 cent: 20 cent - platypus; 10 cent - lyrebird; 5 cent - spiny anteater; 2 cent - frill-neck lizard and 1 cent feather-tail glider. The 50 cent coin commemorates the Commonwealth Games: at centre the logo of the Games over a map of Australia; around this are athletes representing twelve of the sports and around the edge the legend XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE 50 CENTS
Shape: 12 sided
Issued By: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1982
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Artist: Arnold Machin
Designer: Hugh Edwards, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1978

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