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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - VOC Batavia - Silver Proof

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - VOC Batavia - Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - VOC Batavia - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.57 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

The Story of the Batavia

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2015
5 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

Features the VOC ship Batavia on her maiden voyage.

Lettering:
BATAVIA
1 OZ.999 Ag
AVOC

Engraver: S. Stojanovic

Edge

Reeded

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - VOC Batavia - Silver Proof) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

Issued by the RAM in 2015 is this Fine Silver (.999) proof coin that commemorates the voyage of the VOC Batavia.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  5,000 Proof

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