1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Olymphilex Exhibition

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Olymphilex Exhibition) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Olymphilex Exhibition) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 529
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Olymphilex Exhibition


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


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.


Olympic Rings superimposed over an image of the Sydney Opera House sails with horizontal lines and waves


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.


Smooth edge with either Sydney or Canberra lettering

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Olymphilex Exhibition) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


The RAM produced this NCLT coin in 2000, the year of the Sydney Olympics, it was released in a coincard.


In 2000 there was a joint Numismatic/Philatelic Trade Fair held in Sydney and Canberra from September 15 to 28 coinciding with the Olympic games. It's name was Olymphilex. The Royal Australian Mint attended both venues with it's portable press, striking coins to order for show patrons. It is the only Australian $1 coin with smooth edging instead of the normal interrupted reeding and has lettering denoting where it was minted, either Sydney or Canberra.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2000 C 72,573 50% UNC Edge Lettering: "Canberra" (KM# 529.2)
2000 S 98,567 6.68 75% UNC Edge Lettering: "Sydney" (KM# 529.1)

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