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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle) -  obverse 2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 2 Dollars
AUD = 1.35 USD
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 0.5 g
Diameter 11.6 mm
Thickness 0.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2209
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle

Obverse

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

Lettering:
• ELIZABETH II • AUSTRALIA 2015 •
IRB
• 2 DOLLARS •

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

The coin’s reverse depicts an impressive Wedge-tailed Eagle in mid-flight as it prepares to land on a tree branch. The design includes the inscription WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark, and the coin specifications

Lettering:
P
0.5 GRAM 9999 GOLD

Engraver: John M. Mercanti

John M. Mercanti is an American sculptor and engraver. He was the twelfth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint until his retirement in late 2010.

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 P 5,244 UNC

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