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Proof Coin Set - Uncirculated, Australia, 1966 Reg. No: NU 23887
Uncirculated Coin Set, 1966
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 blue VIP wallet.
This set was presented to Sir R. Muldoon, Prime Minister of New Zealand.
- A six coin set of 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a blue VIP wallet. 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)
50 cent silver (80%), 20 to 5 cent Cupro-Nickel; 2 and 1 cent Bronze.
|Dimensions:||90 mm (Width), 123 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Dimensions given are for closed blue container. If coins are to be displayed in container double the width. If they are to be displayed removed from blue container allow Width 82 mm, length 111 mm and height 2 mm.|
|Tagged with:||decimal currency|
|Themes this item is part of:||Dr Stuart Devlin, Coin Designer & Jeweller (1931-?), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory|
|Tertiary Classification:||proof sets|
|Obverse Description:||All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1966|
|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|
|Edge Description:||bronze denominations plain others milled|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1966|
|Issued By:||Australia, 1966|
|Mint:||Royal Australian Mint|
|Artist:||Dr Stuart Devlin
Designed all reverse types.
Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II.
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