Australia 1983 cent
The specimen shown is from a type struck for Australia 1966-84. This type was struck in large numbers and no dates are rare. The succeeding type (KM 78) used the Maklouf bust of the queen 1985-91, after which the denomination was suspended.
Recorded mintage: 205,625,000 plus 80,000 proofs.
Specification: 2.6 g, bronze, 17.65 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 62.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.