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1985 Five Cent

? The Type II five cent was issued from 1985 until 1998 and featured the new Raphael Maklouf portrait of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, with Stuart Devlin's echidna design on the reverse. Devlin's initials can be found directly underneath the denomination . The series was struck exclusively at the Royal Australian Mint in a cupro-nickel alloy with an additional silver proof produced in 1991 as part of the year's Masterpieces in silver set. An unknown number ...

1933 Half Penny

? The 1933 is one of the most common half pennies in the series owing to its high mintage figure of 4.6 million pieces. It is a very common coin in circulated grades and relatively easy to obtain in mint state up to MS64 though grades beyond this will command strong premiums due to their sheer rarity much like other dates of the 1930s. This is due to the rough handling process at the mint causing surface hairlines limiting typical uncirculated examples to MS64. The vast sum of half ...

1999-P Silver Perth Landmark Privy One Dollar

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1952 Penny

? The Kangaroo design continued into this type, however, after the independence of India in late 1947, IND IMP needed to be omitted from the obverse legend; this did not occur until 1949. The obverse still features an uncrowned bust of King George VI facing to the left with the modified legend GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX FIDEI DEF. and was used up until the end of George VI's reign in 1952. The series is relatively easy to complete, however, the Perth mint issues, the 1950-Y, ...

1986 Proof Ten Dollar

? This commemorative ten Dollar coin is one piece from an 8 coin set known as the State Series. They were released in an annual basis between the years of 1985-1993, excluding the year 1988. Each coin commemorates a different Australian State or Territory and bears the Coat of Arms of each one. This coin paying tribute to South Australia was the second in the series and issued in 1985. It was joined by Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory ...

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1942 and 1943 Bombay Mint Copper

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