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60 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Mary MacKillop - Stamp Shaped

60 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mary MacKillop - Stamp Shaped) -  obverse60 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mary MacKillop - Stamp Shaped) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2010
Value 60 Cents
0.60 AUD = 0.43 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad printed)
Weight 15.573 g
Diameter 37.60 mm
Thickness 2.00 mm
Shape Rectangular
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Canonisation of Mary MacKillop

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, with weight, fineness and year date.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2010
· 1/2 oz 999 SILVER ·

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Image and signature of Mary MacKillop with denomination and the Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.

Lettering:
Mary Mackillop
1842-1909
60c
P
AUSTRALIA

Engraver: Adam Crapp

Edge

Shaped to resemble perforations of a postage stamp.

60 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mary MacKillop - Stamp Shaped) -  obverse

© Richard Thomas

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

This Stamp-coin set was release by Australia Post to mark the canonisation of Mary MacKillop as Australia's first saint. Born in Melbourne in 1842, Mary MacKillop co-founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, dedicated to educating poor children.
The stamp-coin set features the 2010 Australia Post Mary MacKillop 60c commemorative stamp. The set includes an extremely limited stamp shaped coin featuring a pad printed photograph of the stamp.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2010 P 8,000 Proof

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