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Proof Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1966 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16148

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1966
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 standard printed card.
Description:
A six coin set of 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a printed card which names the wildlife depiced on the coins and the artists responsible for the obverse (Arnold Machin) and various reverse designs (Stuart Devlin)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 136 mm (Width), 111 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: decimal currency
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: proof sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1966 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1966
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 1966
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Aluminium Bronze
Issued By: Australia, 1966
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin

Designed all reverse types.
Artist: Arnold Machin

Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II.

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