1968 Australia 5 cent

The Australian five-cent piece features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with lettering ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’ with the date following.

On the reverse, the Short-beaked Echidnas or Spiny Ant Eaters (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and denomination in cents; designer mark below.