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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Russell Drysdale

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Russell Drysdale) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Russell Drysdale) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.44 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.310 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 790
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Art of the Twentieth Century

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2006
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

Image from the painting 'The drover's wife' circa 1945.

Lettering:
RUSSELL DRYSDALE
5 DOLLARS
THE DROVER'S WIFE

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Part of the Masterpieces in Silver set 'Australian Art of the Twentieth Century'.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  6,018 Proof (Masterpieces in Silver)

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