Unusual overseas versions of the Machin portrait of the Queen

Started by <k>, July 30, 2022, 07:41:07 PM

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See: QEII - Arnold Machin portrait.

That topic is by our forum member mrbadexample.



Image by mrbadexample.

Mrbadexample shows the eyelashes on the Australia 1970 50 cents portrait.

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Australia 50c 1977.jpg

Here is the obverse of an Australian 1977 50 cents coin.

Again you see the eyelashes.

Image from Coin Brothers.
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Here we see the Machin portrait on a $1 coin of 1978.

Notice the unusual eyebrows. These appear on all the Solomon Islands obverses with the Machin portrait.


Our forum member Mister T wrote: "that looks like the Franklin Mint's work".
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Cook Islands 10c  1978.jpg

Cook Islands, 10 cents, 1978.


Unusual eyebrows once again, but somewhat different from the example on the Solomon Islands coin.
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