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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Charles Sturt - Masterpieces in Silver

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Charles Sturt - Masterpieces in Silver) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Charles Sturt - Masterpieces in Silver) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.65 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 31.1 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 265
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Masterpieces in Silver - Charles Sturt

Series: Australian Explorers Series 2

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1994
RDM

Engraver: 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

Bust of Charles Sturt, value and State map of Victoria

Lettering:
NEW SOUTH WALES
VICTORIA
5 DOLLARS
Charles Sturt
VG

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald

Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Edge

Milled

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Charles Sturt - Masterpieces in Silver) -  obverse

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Mint

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

Comments

Issued by the RAM in 1994 as part of a Five Coin Masterpieces in Silver Set is this Sterling Silver (.925) Coin commemorating Famous Australian Explorers.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  18,364 19.86 Proof in Masterpieces in Silver Set

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