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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 2,270,00025283134462301986 180,00019202325411901987 200,00015192328573101988 48,384,44015192225462401989 43,660,90211122024562801990 23,141,76610121526601801991 3,321,40014172226572901992 46,858,028192324283307001993 23,202,460172126581505301994 43,857,90020222527401901995 132,26919244555783601996 134,50019234251693501997 5,797,443303337521205101998 48,094,91822283034100500 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1985 Proof74,08917202225322201986 Proof67,00011141619281301987 Proof67,68419232830471901988 Proof104,51821252630364601989 Proof72,61814161923314801990 Proof53,00015182226431301991 Proof41,5901316192335921991 Silver Proof25,00033353840431201992 Proof56,36713161923301701993 Proof46,0001518212629961994 Proof39,00418222733401801995 Proof55,24120242935431601996 Proof45,52024293644643101997 Proof36,16012151821342701998 Proof37,494141720243197Values 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.