Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Raphael Maklouf.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. AUSTRALIA 1988
Reverse:||First fleet ships - Design by Stuart Devlin|
Legend: 10 DOLLARS.
|Edge:||Reeded - continuous mill.|
|Weight:||20.0 grams (308.7 grains).|
|Size:||34.0 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Sterling Silver - 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper.|
|Silver Content:||.5949 oz.|
|Mintage:||Canberra: Uncirculated - 111,497|
Proof - 80,099
1988 First Fleet Bicentenary TEN DOLLARS
This coin was not intended for circulation. The proof version was encapsulated and distributed in a hinged lid presentation case while the uncirculated, speciman coin was released sealed on a small card and housed inside a green plastic presentation satchel.
A proof version of this coin was also included, in a joint issue with Note Printing Australia, as part of a 3 coin - 3 note bicentenary portfolio album.
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