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Coin: Two Cents 2012 (Gold)
Description

Mini coin, 0.5g of 0.9999 gold, diameter of 11.15 mm. Part of an eight-coin proof set.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value2 (x Cent) TypeTwo Cents
Year2012 CurrentYes
Mintage2,000 (2000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Australian Mint 2,000 (2000) No mint mark
MaterialBronze DesignerStuart Devlin
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21.5900 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.2000
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012
Reverse

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.

Reverse inscription

2

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Two Cents 2012 (Gold): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 2033
Two Cents 2012 (Gold): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
McDonald, Australian Coins and Banknotes Mint
McDonald, Australian Coins and Banknotes Mintage
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Two Cents 2012 (Gold)