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Type II

1985 - 98

The Type II ten cent was issued from 1985 up until 1998 and featured the new Raphael Maklouf portrait of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, with Stuart Devlin's superb lyrebird design on the reverse. Devlin's initials (SD) can be found near the foot of the lyrebird. The series was struck exclusively at the Royal Australian Mint in a cupro-nickel alloy with an additional silver proof produced in 1991 as part of the year's Masterpieces in Silver set.

The initials (SD) of the artist, Stuart Devlin, on a 1988 Ten Cent piece.

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 circulation

 MintageMS64MS65MS66MS67MS68MS691985 2,270,000242424632609601986 180,00016172424551701987 200,00021212146761201988 48,384,44023232424412301989 43,660,90217182022291601990 23,141,7662222222560781991 3,321,40019192430622501992 46,858,028252528312706301993 23,202,460444546471504301994 43,857,9002526262651861995 132,2692324521101903201996 134,5004445831504301,1001997 5,797,443313637481103601998 48,094,9182626263998330 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1985 Proof74,08924242424321801986 Proof67,0002020202029961987 Proof67,68430303031662301988 Proof104,518171922261404901989 Proof72,61833333434354301990 Proof53,00038383940401001991 Proof41,59035363637381201991 Silver Proof25,0003839394040741992 Proof56,3672425252541851993 Proof46,0002627272728711994 Proof39,00420263343551801995 Proof55,24171737577791301996 Proof45,52086889193962201997 Proof36,16019232935432401998 Proof37,494323333333492Values 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.