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Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1987 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16166

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1987
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

A seven coin set of 1 dollar, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a printed pack which gives some details of early coinage in Australia.
Description:
A seven coin set of 1 dollar, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a printed pack which gives some details of early Australian coinage
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 153 mm (Width), 117 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Note: the dimensions given are for the closed pack, the width should be trebled if it is to be displayed open to show the reverses of the coins

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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: 1987 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearl ear-rings and necklace; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1987
Reverse Description: Standard types for each denomination: 1 dollar - five kangaroos; 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 1987
Shape: Rectangle
Issued By: Australia, 1985
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Artist: Raphael Maklouf

Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II, which was used on Australian coinages from 1985 until 1998.

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