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Proof Coin Set - Centenary of Federation 2001, Australia, 2001 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42228

Summary:
Australia
Proof Coin Set, 2001
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

Six coin set of $2, $1, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container which is mounted in a blue foulder issued to commemorate the centenary of Federation. This set includes a colourized dollar and fifty cent coin.
Description:
An six coin set of $2, $1, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent housed in an ultrasonically sealed clear styrene plastic container which is mounted in a blue foulder. The reverse types are standard for each denomination except the dollar and fifty cent coins. The dollar features a simplified map of Australia in blue ink with the Federation Star in red in the field to right with the legend: CENTENARY OF 1901 2001 ONE DOLLAR FEDERATION. The fifty cent has a coloured set od Australian Arms set on a meatt background over a highly polished exergue containing the denomination numerals 50. All coins are struck with mirror fields and matt relief. The set is stored in a mint issue cardboard box with a printed pamphlet all of which should be retained.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, 2001
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 174 mm (Width), 120 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions given are for closed container. If coins are to be displayed in container double the width. If they are to be displayed removed from blue container allow Width 150 mm length 115 mm and height 7 mm.

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Tagged with: australian centenary of federation 2001
Themes this item is part of: Horst Hahne, Coin Engraver, Royal Australian Mint, Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions 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: Proof Set
DateEra: 2001 AD
Obverse Description: All coins bear a head of Elizabeth II crowned and wearing pearl ear-ring and necklace facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001; beneath the neck truncation the artist's initials IRB (Ian Rank-Broadley)
Reverse Description: The reverse types are standard for each denomination except the dollar and fifty cent coins. The dollar features a simplified map of Australia in blue ink with the Federation Star in red in the field to right with the legend: CENTENARY OF 1901 2001 ONE DOLLAR FEDERATION. The fifty cent has a coloured set of Australian Arms set on a matt background over a highly polished exergue containing the denomination numerals 50. All coins are struck with mirror fields and matt relief.
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Cover : ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
Dollar reverse: CENTENARY OF 1901 2001 ONE DOLLAR FEDERATION
Fifty Cent Reverse: 50
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Aluminium Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Dr Stuart Devlin
Artist: Horst Hahne - Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Ian Rank-Broadley

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russell mcconachy Posted on 12 May 2010 10:42 PM
how much is a set worth i am interested

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