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

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne Cricket Ground) -  obverse10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne Cricket Ground) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 10 Dollars
10 AUD = 7.76 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 20.77 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 136938
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 387
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

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

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

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

Lettering:
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
TEN DOLLARS

Designer: 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) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

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

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