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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Sydney Mint - Sovereign Sesquicentenary

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sydney Mint - Sovereign Sesquicentenary) -  obverse10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sydney Mint - Sovereign Sesquicentenary) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = 7.17 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) plated silver (.999)
Weight 60.5 g
Diameter 50 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Sydney Mint Sesquicentenary

Obverse

Two golden circles, one above and one below the
legend. The lower one features the 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara.

Lettering:
SYDNEY MINT
1855
AUSTRALIA
ON 14 MAY 1855 GOVERNOR SIR WILLIAM DENISON OFFICIALLY OPENED THE ROYAL MINT SYDNEY FAMOUS FOR PRODUCING AUSTRALIA'S FIRST GOLD SOVEREIGN
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
IRB

Engravers: Wojciech Pietranik , Ian Rank-Broadley

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.
Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Sydney Mint building

Lettering:
SYDNEY MINT
1855 - 2005
TEN DOLLARS

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  5,078 Proof - Gold plated

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