Detailed information about Coin: Two Cents 1968 from Australia
Australian two cent coins were withdrawn from circulation in February 1992. However (as of 2016), they are still legal tender.
|Face value||2 (x Cent)||Type||Two Cents|
|Mintage||16,995,000 (17.0 million)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||21.5900||Thickness (mm)|
Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1968.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1968|
The reverse features a frilled lizard with neck frill extended and mouth open; the denomination numeral 2 [cents] is left of the lizard's head and the artist's initials SD below its body.
Remick's Catalogue and Guide of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 also lists proofs, not listed elsewhere.
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Australia KM# 63|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mint||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mintage||link|
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|Two Cents 1966||Two Cents 1967||Two Cents 1968||Two Cents 1969||Two Cents 1970||Two Cents 1971|
|Two Cents 1972||Two Cents 1973||Two Cents 1974||Two Cents 1975||Two Cents 1976||Two Cents 1977|
|Two Cents 1978||Two Cents 1979||Two Cents 1980||Two Cents 1981||Two Cents 1982||Two Cents 1983|
|Two Cents 1984||Two Cents 1985||Two Cents 1986 (mint sets only)||Two Cents 1987 (mint sets only)||Two Cents 1988||Two Cents 1989|
|Two Cents 1990 (mint sets only)||Two Cents 1991 (mint sets only)||Two Cents 2006 (mint sets only)||Two Cents 2006 (Silver, Second Portrait)||Two Cents 2009 Decimal Pattern||Two Cents 2011 (Silver)|
|Two Cents 2012 (Gold)|