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Started by <k>, October 09, 2011, 07:24:46 PM
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Quote from: Figleaf on October 10, 2011, 01:44:14 AMAnother issue may have been that the design sinned against the tradition of having portrait, name and titles on the same side. In pre-Napoleonic times, the titles were often carried over to the other side for lack of space, but they started on the portrait side.
Quote from: translateltd on October 09, 2011, 11:15:19 PMI find it interesting that the word AUSTRALIA is not mentioned on these reverses at all, and with the FID DEF IND IMP legends they could be mistaken at first glance for British coins, despite the Australian motifs. Wonder if that was a factor in their rejection?