Summary

Australia Queensland Brisbane
10 Dollar XII Commonwealth Games 1982 (AD)
Mint: Royal Australian, Canberra

Silver $10 proof coin in red box, the reverse features the logo of the Commonwealth Games surrounded by figures representing some of the sports played at the Games. The reverse was designed by Stuart Devlin incorporating the logo designed by Hugh Edwards, the winner of a nation-wide competition held in 1978. The symbol is derived from the form of a bounding kangaroo

Physical Description

A round silver proof coin with matt relief and polished fields (34 mm diameter with milled edge in a red case 62 * 65 mm closed) featuring a draped bust of Elizabeth II facing right on the obverse and the logo on the reverse 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. The coin is in a clear plastic container in a red box with the Games logo and title printed in gold on its top.

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of Elizabeth II right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982

Reverse Description

At centre, Games Logo over map of Australia; around, XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE : 10 DOLLARS : around the logo are figures representing some sports played at the Games: Table Tennis, Badminton, Gymnastics, Archery, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Cycling, Weightlifting, Lawn Bowls and Shooting.

Edge Description

Milled

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