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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 2,270,00026293235482401986 180,00019212326432001987 200,00016192329593201988 48,384,44016192226472501989 43,660,90211132025582901990 23,141,76611131527621901991 3,321,40014172327593001992 46,858,028202425293407301993 23,202,460182227601505501994 43,857,90021232628412001995 132,26920244757813701996 134,50019244453723601997 5,797,443313538541205301998 48,094,91823293235100520 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1985 Proof74,08917212326332201986 Proof67,00012141720291301987 Proof67,68419242932491901988 Proof104,51822252631374801989 Proof72,61814172024325001990 Proof53,00015182227441401991 Proof41,5901416202436951991 Silver Proof25,00032353740431301992 Proof56,36714162024311801993 Proof46,0001518222730991994 Proof39,00419232834411801995 Proof55,24120242936441601996 Proof45,52025303745663201997 Proof36,16013151822352801998 Proof37,4941417212532100Values 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.