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1 Cent - Elizabeth II Planetary Coins - Pluto

1 Cent - Elizabeth II (Planetary Coins - Pluto) -  obverse 1 Cent - Elizabeth II (Planetary Coins - Pluto) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 1 Cent
0.01 AUD = 0.0068 USD
Composition Copper
Weight 2.59 g
Diameter 17.53 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Planetary Coins - Pluto

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara set within a circle. Text outside of the circle.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
IRB
1 CENT

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

Depiction of the minor Planet Pluto in pad printed Grey.
Surrounded by Ice Crystals & Jagged Shards of Ice representing the extreme coldness of Pluto.
Planetary Symbol of Pluto below.

Lettering:
PLUTO

Engraver: Aaron Baggio

Aaron Baggio is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This NCLT frosted proof type, colour pad printed coin is part of a 10 coin set released by the RAM. They are packaged within a coincard inside an information-filled pop-up book, featuring colour-printing and is the first time for a RAM collection to feature the bronze 1 and 2 cent blanks along with the aluminium bronze $1 and $2 blanks. The addition of two $5 blanks including a bi-metallic one to represent the rings of Saturn makes this set astronomical.

This particular 1 Cent coin represents Pluto the 9th (minor) Planet and has the Planetary Symbol for Pluto on the reverse along with crystals and shards of ice to highlight how cold it is on Pluto the planet furthest from The Sun.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017  10,000 UNC in Coincard

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