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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Grace Cossington Smith - Masterpieces in Silver

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Grace Cossington Smith - Masterpieces in Silver) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Grace Cossington Smith - Masterpieces in Silver) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2007
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.65 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 861
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Australian Art of the Twentieth Century II

Series: Masterpieces in Silver

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2007
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 of part of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from a painting 'Curve of the Bridge' 1928-1929.

Lettering:
CURVE OF THE BRIDGE
5 DOLLARS
GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH
1892 -1984

Edge

Reeded

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Grace Cossington Smith - Masterpieces in Silver) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

The Royal Australian Mint issued in 2007 a second series Twentieth Century Art Masterpieces in Silver Proof $5 Dollars, Four Coin Set with reverse designs paying tribute to Outstanding Australian Artists of the twentieth century.

This coin depicts the work of Grace Cossington (1892-1984) depicting "Curve of the Bridge".

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2007  3,975 Proof (Masterpieces in Silver Set)

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