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Proof Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1978 Reg. No: NU 16150
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1978
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.
- 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)
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Royal Australian Mint
|Dimensions:||90 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||elizabeth australia 1978|
|Themes this item is part of:||Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory|
|Tertiary Classification:||proof sets|
|Obverse Description:||All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1978|
|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 1978|
|Issued By:||Australia, 1978|
|Mint:||Royal Australian Mint|
|Artist:||Dr Stuart Devlin
Designed all reverse types.
Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II.
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