Uncirculated Coin Set, 1978
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 red plastic wallet.
A six coin set of 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 2 cent and 1 cent housed in a red plastic wallet printed in gold with the Australian arms. 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)
All coins bear a bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1978
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
Donation from Royal Australian Mint
Dr Stuart Devlin AO, CMG
Designed all reverse types.
Designed the obverse portrait of Elizabeth II.
Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1978
Type of item
120 mm (Length), 90 mm (Width)