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50 Years Australian Decimal Currency
50 лет австралийской десятичной валюты
Presented by
Downies Coins Pty Ltd, Australia
Nominal value
10 dollars
Weight
141,75
Diameter
65
Metal
Silver 999°
Mintage
500
Production quality
Selective gold plating
Designer
Blake Manners
Producer
B.H. Mayer (Germany)
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse of the coin depicts a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse design incorporates the animals featured on the 1966 first decimal coins. Includes a commemorative inscription at centre ‘50 Years, Australian Decimal Currency 1966’. Background features the iconic wattle and leaves.
A brief annotation
Enhanced with selective gold plating, the 7 animals and birds featured represent Australia’s iconic fauna. The Emu, Frilled Neck Lizard, Feathertail Glider, Platypus, Kangaroo, Echidna and Lyrebird are represented – each was shown on Australia’s 1966 coinage.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
Новости партнеров
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