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Australia: Coin Two Hundred Dollars 1985
CoinTwo Hundred Dollars 1985

MintRoyal Australian Mint

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a pearl necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third Portrait"); incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985

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
Edge Inscription
Two Hundred Dollars 1985: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 16,691 (included in total)
Two Hundred Dollars 1985: References to Information Used
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
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
Two Hundred Dollars 1985: Details
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Hundred Dollars
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Face Value200 (x Dollar)
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerStuart Devlin
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
Size (mm)
Mass (g)10
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Two Hundred Dollars 1985: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 86