Summary

Australia
Proof Coin Set, 1982
Australia Queensland Brisbane
XII Commonwealth Games
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

A six proof coin set - 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container.The reverses were designed by Stuart Devlin. The reverse of the 50 cent coin incorporates the logo designed by Hugh Edwards.

Physical Description

A six proof coin set - 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container. The fifty cent coin in this set commemorates the Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane in 1982, it features the XII Games symbol surrounded by figures representing some sports played at the Games: Table Tennis, Badminton, Gymnastics, Archery, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Cycling, Weightlifting, Lawn Bowls and shooting. A small printed flyer comes with the set The set is stored in a mint issue foam plastic protective cover which should be retained.

Obverse Description

All coins bear a draped bust of Elizabeth II crowned facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982

Reverse Description

Standard types for each denomination except the 50 cent which features the XII Games symbol surrounded by figures representing some sports played at the Games: Table Tennis, Badminton, Gymnastics, Archery, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Cycling, Weightlifting, Lawn Bowls and shooting.

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