1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
|Queen||Elizabeth II (1952-date)|
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
100th Anniversary of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem
Image of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith wearing a pilots helmet and his Fokker Tri-motor plane, the "Southern Cross" superimposed on a map of the world showing the route taken across the Pacific Ocean.
SIR CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH
1897-1935 SOUTHERN CROSS
7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)
|C||Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)|
This is the alternate NCLT Sir Charles Kingsford Smith (Non-Circulating) Commemorative coin known as the "Small Head" version. This was released in a coincard at various Royal Shows in Australian Capital Cities throughout the year.
A "Dual Set" was also released that contained the circulation "Large Head" Kingsford-Smith coin.
Born in 1897 Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith was an early Australian aviation pioneer. He is best known in Australia for making the first Pacific crossing from Australia to the USA, setting a speed record from Australia to London of 10.5 days, and for disappearing while attempting to set yet more records. He is an iconic figure in Australian history and his blue Fokker Tri-Motor aircraft, the Southern Cross is equally well known in popular culture.
A Fine Silver (.999) version of this coin was also released in a capsule in a plush square box .
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|1997 A||25,403||27%||Adelaide Mintmark (Royal Adelaide Show)|
|1997 B||28,616||24%||Brisbane Mintmark (Royal Brisbane Show)|
|1997 C||102,213||67%||Canberra Mintmark (Gallery Press MYO)|
|1997 C||50,500||13.06||12%||UNC Dual Set|
|1997 M||27,430||27%||Melbourne Mintmark (Royal Melbourne Show)|
|1997 S||50,858||29%||Sydney Mintmark (Royal Sydney Show)|
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