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Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16476

Summary:
Australia
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1985
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 the Royal Australian Mint, some background on Raphael Maclouf who designed the new obverse portrait of Elizabeth II whch first appeared this year and describes the animals depicted on the decimal coinage.
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 the Royal Australian Mint, some background on Raphael Maclouf who designed the new obverse portrait of Elizabeth II whch first appeared this year and describes the animals depicted on the decimal 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 doubled if it is to be displayed open

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: uncirculated sets
Series: Uncirculated Sets
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right wearing perl ear-rings and necklace; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985
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 1985
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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