1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Navy Anniversary

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Navy Anniversary) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Navy Anniversary) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
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# 588
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

90th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy


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.


Badge of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Showing an Anchor and Chain within a Reeded Oval topped by a Crown


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.


7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Navy Anniversary) -  obverse


This NCLT $1 coin was issued by the RAM in 2001 in a Coincard to mark the 90th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

The reverse shows the RAN badge surrounded by the legend Royal Australian Navy 1911 - 2001. The RAN badge was adopted in 1949, it depicts the Queens crown on top of a knotted rope surround. In the surround is an anchor and chain, the words Royal Australian Navy, and at the bottom the Australian Federation Star.

A special Three Coin Folder was also issued in 2001 that included the Army and Airforce Anniversary coins.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2001  12,342 3% UNC in 3 Coin Folder (Navy, Army & Airforce)
2001  62,429 5.62 100% UNC in Coincard

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