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New Decimal Coin Designs

Harold Holt, then Federal Treasurer, introduces the decimal coins designed by Stewart Devlin.
Year : 1964 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes | Producer : R J Edwards
Director : John Morris |
Machines minting decimal coins. Harold Holt, Federal Treasurer, talks to camera about the design of six new decimal coins by Stewart Devlin. Queen's head on one of coins. Kangaroos, emus, platypus, lyre bird, echidna, frilled neck lizard, feather tailed glider (possum) images on coins. Hal Missingham, director of Art Gallery of NSW , role of advisory panel in the design of the new decimal coins. Designer Stewart Devlin looking at feather tailed glider and drawing. Mould of coin. Large billboards of coins. Harold Holt, Federal Treasurer.
Access No. 122982 | 4 mins 10 secs | 1960s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |