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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Melbourne Cricket Ground

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne Cricket Ground) -  obverse 10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne Cricket Ground) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 10 Dollars
10 AUD = 6.77 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 20.77 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 387
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Coins of the Victorian Capital

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998
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

A fish eye view of the MCG with Melbourne City in the background

Lettering:
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
TEN DOLLARS

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.

Edge

Smooth

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne Cricket Ground)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

The RAM released this NCLT Fine Silver (.999) coin in 1998 as part of a 2 coin reverse frosted proof set.
The set was commemorating famous Melbourne Landmarks and this coin featured a fish eye view of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
The second coin featured a Melbourne Tram in front of the Melbourne Arts Centre.
   

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  20,000 Proof Reverse Frosted in 2 Coin Set

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