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Type II

1985 - 91

The Type II one cent was issued from 1985 up until the retirement of the one cent series in 1991. It featured the new Raphael Maklouf portrait of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, with the unchanged Stuart Devlin feather-tail glider design on the reverse. Devlin's initials (SD) can be found below the tip of marsupials tail (see example below).

The type was struck exclusively at the Royal Australian mint in a bronze alloy, except in 1991 where an additional silver proof was issued as part of the year's Masterpieces in Silver set. Most years of issue have very high mintages with the exception of 1986 and 1991 which were both limited to below 200,000.

The initials of the designer Stuart Devlin (SD) on a 1987 One Cent.

The heads side of the coinThe tails side of the coinA substance composed of several metalsA coin struck from specially prepared dies to strike a superior quality coin not intended for circulationa facility that produces coins

Values for higher grade coins are only available with a subscription, for subscription options, please click here. MintageMS64RD1985 38,470,000171986 180,000131987 122,200,000191988 106,409,976161989 168,150,602261990 53,096,766141991 147,90017Values for higher grade coins are only available with a subscription, for subscription options, please click here. MintagePR65DCAM1985 Proof74,0898.901986 Proof67,000131987 Proof69,6849.701988 Proof104,518241989 Proof72,618131990 Proof53,000101991 Proof41,590111991 Silver Proof25,00029Values are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. Uncertified coins or coins graded by other services would likely be worth significantly less. For wholesale pricing please refer to the Red Sheet. While all attempts to ensure accurate pricing, data entry errors can occur and as such no warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy of any information published on this website. It is important to verify all published sales to ensure the accuracy of the pricing when making any purchase decision. Any personal information provided to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.