Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Australia 1986 Mint Set

Australia 1986 Mint Set

"International year of Peace"

The set was issued by the Royal Australian Mint.

The coins consist of $1, 50c, 20c, 10c, 5c, 2c and 1 cent.....seven coins in all ( see pic )

These coins are all in Brilliant condition.

What is unique about this set is the 1986 50 cents coin, UNC specimen only available in mint sets

This coin is in pristine condition

the 1986 50 cents is selling for $26 at ebay









The Australia 50 cent coin that were issued from 1966 to current

Issued Mint Set only - 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992

The 50 cent coin was not issued at all in 1967 and 1968.

The general circulation 50 cent coins that were not the coat of arms design are the 1970 Captain Cook, 1977 Jubilee, 1981 Royal Wedding, 1982 Commonwealth Games, 1988 Bicentenary, 1991 25th anniversary of decimal currency, 1994 Year of the Family, 1995 Weary Dunlop, 1998 Bass & Flinders, 2000 Millennium, 2000 Royal Visit, 2001 Federation as well as 9 different State and Territory issues, 2002 Year of the Outback, 2003 Celebrating Volunteers, 2004 Student Design was issued as a circulation coin as well as in a pack from the RAM.

There has also been two 50 cent coins that have only been released in the First Day Stamp Cover with Coin. The 2002 Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee 50 cent and the 2003 Coronation Golden Jubilee 50 cent that is also the first 50 cent coin struck in aluminium/bronze.