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Proof Coin Set - Melbourne Mint, Australia, 1963 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16488

Summary:
Australia
Melbourne Mint Proof Set, 1963

The set consists of florin, shilling, sixpence and threepence housed in a hard black plastic flip-top case
Description:
A set of four silverv Melbourne Mint proof coins; florin, shilling, sixpence and threepence, housed in a hard black plastic flip-top case
Statement Of Significance:
1963 was the last year that Melbourne produced proof sets.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 71 mm (Width), 67 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of box closed

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, Melbourne Branch, Melbourne, Victoria, Royal Mint, Melbourne Branch, Melbourne, Victoria, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Branch Mints of the Royal Mint, Deputy Masters of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint, Closure of Melbourne Mint, Melbourne Mint during World War II, Establishment of Melbourne Mint, 1872, Melbourne Mint
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof sets
Series: Proof Sets
DateEra: 1963 AD
Obverse Description: All coins have the laureate bust of the Queen with ELIZEBATH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F:D: around with the artist's initials M.G. incuse on the bust truncation
Reverse Description: Standard Australian silver reverse types of Elizabeth II
Edge Description: milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZEBATH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F:D:
Shape: round
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1963
Mint: Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint

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