1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Christmas Island - Silver Proof

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 31.5 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 132534
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Commemorative issue

Christmas Island - 50 years Australian Territory

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
1 DOLLAR
IRB

Designer: 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

Picture of 2 Golden Bosun Birds and a Red Colourised Crab.

Lettering:
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AUSTRALIAN TERRITORY
50 YEARS 1958 TO 2008
SB P

Designer: SB

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Struck by the Perth Mint to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Christmas Island becoming an Australian external Territory.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P 5 000 Proof - Colourised

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