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Commonwealth Games


The 1982 Two Hundred dollar gold coin was issued to celebrate the Commonwealth Games that were held in Brisbane. The reverse features an athlete hurdling over the Commonwealth Games logo with the legend "XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE" and was designed by Margaret Priest. The obverse bears an Arnold Machin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II along with the legend "ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982".

The 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane were opened by the Duke of Edinburgh and closed by Queen Elizabeth II. They took place at both the Queen Elizabeth II Stadium and the Sleeman Sports Complex in Chandler. Forty-five Commonwealth nations and territories participated in the games and sports contested included athletics, boxing, cycling, weightlifting and wrestling. During the games Australia came out on top in terms of the number of both gold and silver medals but England won in the total number of medals won throughout the competition. The logo used to represent the Brisbane Games was designed by Hugh Edwards, an Australian and the winner of a nation-wide competition.

The tails side of the coinThe inscription around the inner edge of the coinThe heads side of the coin

 MintageAU50AU55AU58MS64MS65MS66MS67MS68MS691982 77,206          MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1982 Proof30,032      Values 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.