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Proof Coin Set - XII Commonwealth Games, Brisbane, Uncirculated, Queensland, Australia, 1982 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16146

Summary:
Australia
Proof Coin Set, 1982
Australia Queensland Brisbane
XII Commonwealth Games
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

A six proof coin set - 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container.The reverses were designed by Stuart Devlin. The reverse of the 50 cent coin incorporates the logo designed by Hugh Edwards.
Description:
A six proof coin set - 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container. The fifty cent coin in this set commemorates the Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane in 1982, it features the XII Games symbol surrounded by figures representing some sports played at the Games: Table Tennis, Badminton, Gymnastics, Archery, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Cycling, Weightlifting, Lawn Bowls and shooting. A small printed flyer comes with the set
The set is stored in a mint issue foam plastic protective cover which should be retained.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 139 mm (Width), 82 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: Proof Set
DateEra: 1982 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a draped bust of Elizabeth II crowned facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982
Reverse Description: Standard types for each denomination except the 50 cent which features the XII Games symbol surrounded by figures representing some sports played at the Games: Table Tennis, Badminton, Gymnastics, Archery, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Cycling, Weightlifting, Lawn Bowls and shooting.
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982
Reverse of 50 Cent: XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE 50 CENTS
Cover : ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
Shape: round
Issued By: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1982
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Arnold Machin
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Designer: Hugh Edwards, Australia, 1978
References: KM#74

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billy quinn Posted on 31 Mar 2010 3:47 AM
how much is this coin worth, i have one
Discovery Centre Posted on 31 Mar 2010 11:08 AM
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