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Proof Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1976 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16149

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1976
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)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions given are for closed blue container. If coins are to be displayed in container double the width.

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: proof sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1976 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1976
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 1976
Shape: round
Issued By: Australia, 1976
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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