100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Tiger - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 77 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 31.107 g
Diameter 39.34 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 508
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Tiger

Series: Lunar Series 1

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
100 DOLLARS
IRB

Designer: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Tiger springing to the right, Chinese character for Tiger above.

Lettering:
1
9
9
8
1OZ 999 GOLD

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $100 One Ounce Gold Lunar Series 1 Coin.

Proof Coin has a diameter of  32.1mm - 2.8mm thickness
UNC Coin has a diameter of 39.34mm - 2.3mm thickness

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  1,918 Proof - In 3 Coin Set
1998  16,907 UNC

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