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Detailed information about Coin: One Cent 1985 from Australia

Coin: One Cent 1985
Description

Australian one cent coins were withdrawn from circulation in February 1992. However (as of 2016), they are still legal tender.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent
Year1985 CurrentYes
Mintage45,900,000 (45.9 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 45,900,000 (45.9 million)
MaterialBronze DesignerStuart Devlin
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)17.6500 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.6000
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls (effigy known as the "Third portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985. In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985
Reverse

A representation of a feather tailed glider designed and sculpted by Stuart Devlin. Slightly left of centre, the denomination 1 [cent]. Below the end of the glider's tail in tiny letters, the designer's initials SD.

Reverse inscription

1

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 38,300,000 circulation coins.

One Cent 1985: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 75,000
One Cent 1985: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 78
One Cent 1985: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mintage link
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof mintage
McDonald, Australian Coins and Banknotes Varieties Proof
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