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1980 Proof Ten Cent

Type I


1980 Proof Ten Cent Reverse1980 Proof Ten Cent Obverse Mintage68,000Reverse DesignerStuart DevlinObverse DesignerArnold MachinWeight5.66 gramsSize23.6 mmCountryAustraliaDateMM1980DenominationTen CentVarietyType IVariety ExtProofPrefixPRWeight5.659999528Size23.6EdgeReededFace CurrencyAUDFace Value0.1Mintage6800018571980 Proof Ten CentCompositionCopper75.0%0.75Nickel25.0%0.25Copper0.75Nickel0.25Bullion Value5c
The Type I ten cent was issued from 1966 to 1984 with an additional A coin struck from specially prepared dies to strike a superior quality coin not intended for circulationproofproof striking in silver in 2006 as part of the 40th anniversary of Currency in equivalent units of base 10decimaldecimal coinage set. It features a lyrebird on the The tails side of the coinreversereverse , and her majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the The heads side of the coinobverseobverse.

The issue was struck at the Royal Australian Mint in all years with additional assistance provided by the Royal Mint London in 1966 to assist with the huge demand for new currency as a result of the vast amount of Denominations without base 10 equivalentspre-decimalpre-decimal currency withdrawn. In 1981, the Wales a facility that produces coinsmintmint assisted with striking coins to meet the additional demand for circulation currency brought about by the economic boom of the 1980s.


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