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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 2,270,00025283033452301986 180,00018202224401901987 200,00015182228563001988 48,384,44015182124452301989 43,660,90211121924542701990 23,141,76610121525591801991 3,321,40013162225562801992 46,858,028182323273306901993 23,202,460172125571505201994 43,857,90020222427391901995 132,26919234453773501996 134,50018224150683401997 5,797,443303336511105001998 48,094,91822273033100490 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1985 Proof74,08916202225312101986 Proof67,00011131619271201987 Proof67,68418222730461801988 Proof104,51821242529354501989 Proof72,61813161922304701990 Proof53,00015172125421301991 Proof41,5901316192234901991 Silver Proof25,00032343639411201992 Proof56,36713151822301701993 Proof46,0001517212528941994 Proof39,00418222632391701995 Proof55,24119232834421501996 Proof45,52023283543623001997 Proof36,16012141721332601998 Proof37,494141620243095Values 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.