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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game - Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game - Silver Proof) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game - Silver Proof) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999) (Reverse Frosted)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

AFL - Custodians of the Game

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
IRB

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 Australian Rules Football players taking a high mark with a football. The background shows the crowd waving flags on the circular grandstand of the MCG

Lettering:
1 DOLLAR
AFL FANS CUSTODIANS OF THE GAME

Engraver: Royal Australian Mint

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game - Silver Proof)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This Fine Silver (.999)  NCLT coin released by the RAM commemorates the 2015 AFL Toyota Premiership Season. The coin, limited to a mintage of 4,433 was released in a numbered presentation box encased in a coin capsule.
The release was known as The Ultimate Collection AFL With Silver Dollar - Sealed Lucky Dip


Features of the release were as follows :-
1 in 75 sets included a gold-plated fine silver coin
1 in 25 sets included a signature card
1 in 10 sets included a colour printed fine silver coin featuring the premiership winning team’s colour
1 in 10 sets included a maxicard with a gold postmark

These are all the versions of this coin that were released in this presentation box. (Total Mintage 5,000)
This Fine Silver reverse frosted version (Mintage 4,433)
A Pad Printed Fine Silver version in the colours of the winning team Hawthorn. (Mintage 500)
A Gold Plated Fine Silver version. (Mintage 67)

Aluminium Bronze versions of the coin were released as follows:-  
With a (M) Counterstamp issued in a large coincard (Mintage 3,000)
Without a Counterstamp issued in a PNC by Australia Post (Mintage 3,907)
Pad printed in the colours of the winning Team Hawthorn issued in a plush square box (Mintage 500)

The 2015 AFL Season was one to remember, capturing the nation's attention each and every week. With soaring marks and spectacular goals, the AFL fans - "Custodians of the Game" - continued to celebrate the uniqueness of the Australian Football League.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  4,433 Proof in Capsule

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