Two Hundred Dollars 1983, Coin from Australia - detailed information

Two Hundred Dollars 1983, Coin from Australia
CoinTwo Hundred Dollars 1983

MintRoyal Australian Mint Mintage103,889
Obverse
Australia / Two Hundred Dollars 1983 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin).

The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Rank-Broadley and the Gottwald portraits.

Around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1983.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1983
Reverse
Australia / Two Hundred Dollars 1983 - reverse photo

The reverse was designed by Stuart Devlin and features a koala sitting in a gum tree. This is an extension of the fauna theme of the normal Australian decimal series. The denomination and face value are around below, in full words: TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS.

Reverse Inscription TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS
EdgeEdge Inscription
Two Hundred Dollars 1983: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 15,889 (included in total)
Two Hundred Dollars 1983: References to Information Used
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Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof and regular mintage
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values Varieties Proof
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Two Hundred Dollars 1983: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Hundred Dollars
Issued1983
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value200 (x Dollar)
Mintage103,889
CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerStuart Devlin
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)10
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Two Hundred Dollars 1983: Photos
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Coin - 200 Dollars, Uncirculated, Australia, 1983
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Coin - 200 Dollars, Uncirculated, Australia, 1983
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Two Hundred Dollars 1983: Catalogue Reference IDs
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Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 71