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Proof Coin Set - Masterpieces in Silver, Coins of the Twentieth Century, Australia, 1999 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 41000

Summary:
Australia
Masterpieces of Silver Set, 1999.

A six coin proof set featuring important reverses of the Twentieth Century Australian coinages with the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II. The coins are sealed in hard plastic capsules which fit into a purple box the top of which is printed in silver MASTERPIECES IN SILVER COINS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Mint: Royal Australian Mint Canberra

Other Details: The case is accompanied by a small booklet giving details of the coins selected and the history they represent. The last page is a certificate of authenticity No. 0013310
Description:
A set of six coin proof silver coins featuring important reverses of the Twentieth Century Australian coinages with the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II. The coins are sealed in hard plastic capsules which fit into a purple box the top of which is printed in silver MASTERPIECES IN SILVER COINS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. The coins copied are: halfpenny 1939 kangaroo reverse, penny 1930, threepence 1942, sixpence 1918, Shilling 1940 , and sovereign 1930. All coins were originally struck at the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, 2000
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 160 mm (Width), 160 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions for closed purple box.

More information

Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof sets
Series: Masterpieces Silver
DateEra: 1999 AD
Obverse Description: This is a six coin set all obverses feature the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II
Reverse Description: See Description tab for the six reverse types
Inscriptions: MASTERPIECES IN SILVER COINS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Shape: Square
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1999
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Ian Rank-Broadley

Designed obverse.

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