1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Royal Visit

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2004
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) plated silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 738
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of Royal Visit

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1 DOLLAR
IRB

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Gold-plated lion and kangaroo

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA FLORIN
WLB
1954 - 2004

Engraver: William Leslie Bowles

William Leslie Bowles (26 February 1885 at Leichhardt, Sydney, Australia – 21 February 1954 at Frankston, Victoria) was an Australian sculptor and medallist. He is known for his reverse design of the 1951 Australian Florin to commemorate the 50 Years of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

This Fine Silver (.999) coin was issued in 2004 by the Perth Mint to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's tour of Australia in 1954. The coin reproduces the reverse design of the historic 1954 Royal Visit commemorative circulating florin, with a British lion and Australian kangaroo standing side by side.
One troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver with selective 24-carat gilding.
The coin came housed in a special flag-shaped case.
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2004  12 500 45.17 Proof with gold plating

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