Australia 1972 5 Cent High Echidna Gem Uncirculated PCGS MS67
|Coin Type:||Australia 5c|
|Grade:||PCGS MS67 Gem Uncirculated|
|Mint:||Royal Australian Mint, Canberra|
|Mintage:||est. 80% of 8,256,000|
|Metal:||Cupro-Nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)|
|Obverse:||Elizabeth II (Arnold Machin)|
|Reverse:||Echidna (Stuart Devlin)|
A superb example of a low mintage key date 5 cent. For the varieties collector this is the high echidna (but this is not noted on the PCGS holder as it is most commonly found).
Read Dr Peter Andrews article about the different echidnas or find more information about 5 cent die varieties published in the Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine October 2016 (Volume 19 Number 9).