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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australian Peacekeepers - AusAID

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Peacekeepers - AusAID) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Peacekeepers - AusAID) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.43 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.27 g
Diameter 50.3 mm
Thickness 4.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 759
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Australian Peacekeepers

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
2 DOLLARS
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

Coloured representation of The Australian Coat of Arms. In the foreground a doctor talking to a patient. In background, representations of various aid work.

Lettering:
2005
AUSTRALIAN
PEACEKEEPERS
AusAID
P 2oz. 999 SILVER

Engraver: LC

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Part of a set of 5 coins showing on the reverse members of the relevant organisations conducting a variety of peacekeeping activities.  The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) works with the United Nations, Australian companies and non-government organisations  in undertaking projects to tackle poverty in developing countries.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005 P 2,500 Proof

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