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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

 MintageMS64RDMS65RDMS66RDMS67RDMS68RD1985 38,470,000172124332101986 180,000132427451801987 122,200,000182022452301988 106,409,976151931492001989 168,150,602252630343601990 53,096,7661317231104901991 147,900162531110490 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1985 Proof74,0898.50101316312501986 Proof67,00012151925302101987 Proof69,6849.30111418283301988 Proof104,51823282934385201989 Proof72,61813162125313001990 Proof53,0009.90121519342201991 Proof41,59010131621352401991 Silver Proof25,0002931333956110Values 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.