5 Cents - Elizabeth II 6th Portrait

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait) -  obverse5 Cents - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2019-2020
Value 5 Cents
0.05 AUD = 0.036 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19.41 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑


Sixth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem and the Victorian Coronation Necklace


Designer: Jody Clark

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.


Short beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) & Denomination


Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.



5 Cents - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


In 2019 the RAM has updated the standard Echidna (Spiny Anteater) 5 cent coin with the Jody Clark 6th Portrait of the Queen on the Obverse.  It was issued in bags of 40 at RAM "Pop up Shops" at various locations throughout Australia in 2019. The coin is expected to be issued in Uncirculated & Proof Year Sets, and various Baby Uncirculated & Proof sets from 2020.

The 2020 Uncirculated and Proof Sets containing this coin were released on 4/11/2019.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2019  292,000 1.50 73% Circulation (Part Mintage)
2020  0% Proof Milestones and Celebrations Set (Mintage tba)
2020  4% Proof Possum Magic Baby Set (Mintage tba)
2020  7% Proof Year Set (Mintage tba)
2020  5% UNC Possum Magic Baby Set (Mintage tba)
2020  1,500 4% UNC RAM Legends Six Coin Set
2020  1,250 7% UNC WMF Berlin 6 Coin Set
2020  3.30 38% UNC Year Set (Mintage tba)

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