Australia 2002 10 cents
In 1966, Australia abandoned the sterling coinage she had used since the days of Captain Cook and adopted the decimal dollar and cent. This ten cent coin was introduced in 1966. The reverse is still in use altho a new bust of the queen was used in 1985 and revised again in 1998. Coinage production, formerly divided among the Sydney, Perth and Melbourne mints, is now concentrated at the Canberra Mint. The Perth mint manufactures and markets commemoratives.
Recorded mintage: 70,329,000 plus 39,514 proofs.
Specification: 5.65 g, copper-nickel, 23.6 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 402.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- 1999 10 cents
- 2000 dollar
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- 2002 10 dollars, Year of the Horse
- 2002 50 dollars, trimetallic, Commonwealth Games
- 2002 50 dollars, ½ oz Kangaroo Gold, with Liberty Bell sticker
- 2002 100 dollars, 50th Anniversary of reign
- 2002 200 dollars, 2 oz platinum koala
- 2005 dollar, Dancing Man reverse
- 2006 10 cents
- Coins and currency dated 2002
- return to coins of Australia