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Proof Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1978 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16150

Summary:
Australia
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.
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)
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)

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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
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1978 AD
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
Shape: round
Issued By: Australia, 1978
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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Juan Rojas Posted on 08 Jun 2010 2:31 PM
How much is the value of 20 autralian 20 cent coins of 1978

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