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SKU #6838401

1966 Machin Portrait stamp and coin cover

SKU #6838401

1966 Machin Portrait stamp and coin cover

$17.95
The highly collectable 1966 Machin Portrait stamp and coin cover features a pictorial envelope with postmarked stamp and a coin from the Royal Australian Mint.
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The highly collectable 1966 Machin Portrait stamp and coin cover features a pictorial envelope with the $2.75 stamp from the Queen's Birthday 2016 stamp issue and a coin from the Royal Australian Mint. The stamp is postmarked 26 August 2016 | Elizabeth SA 5112

PNC 2016 Issue 22 and is limited to 9,000.

The image on cover has been selected to represent Her Majesty in her 30s, which was very early on in her reign and when the Machin Portrait was produced.

Stamp and coin cover details
  • Issue date: 26 August 2016
  • PNC postmark: Elizabeth, SA 5112
  • PNC Issue: 2015 Issue 22, limited to 9,000
  • Stamp: The Royal Collection Trust/All Rights Reserved (Golden Wattle diamond brooch) During her Coronation tour of 1954, the Queen was presented with this brooch from the people and government of Australia. It depicts a spray of wattle (the national flower) with mimosa leaves and tea tree blossoms in white and coloured diamonds.
  • Cover design: John Hedgecoe/TopFoto.co.uk
Coin details
  • Issued: 2016
  • Mint: Royal Australian Mint
  • Metal: CuNI
  • Denomination: 20c
  • Weight: 11.3g
  • Diameter: 28.25mm
  • Finish: Frosted uncirculated
  • Designer: Arnold Machin