2016 Royal Australian Mint Proof Set the Changeover
On the 14th February 1966, the changeover to decimal currency transformed the nation. As a tribute to Australia's coinage history, each coin features designs from today and from the Australian pre-decimal era. The annual tradition of Australian Proof & Uncirculated years coin set continues in 2016, commemorating the Golden Anniversary of decimal currency.
The following obverse designs depict a small effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and various pre-decimal designs.
- 5¢ = Penny (1937-1964)
- 10¢ = Threepence (1937-1964)
- 20¢ = Sixpence (1910 -1963)
- 50¢ = Shilling (1937-1963)
- $1 = Florin (1937-1963)
- $2 = Crown (1937-1938)