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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Land, Sea & Air - Silver Proof

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Land, Sea & Air - Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Land, Sea & Air - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2018
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.59 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 22.23 g
Diameter 33.92 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Triangular
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of WW1 Armistice

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, designers initials at neck line, lettering at outer edge

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
IRB
2018

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

Depiction of the stained glass artwork in the Australian War Memorial

Lettering: 5 DOLLARS

Engraver: A. Stokic

Edge

Smooth

Mint

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

Comments

Sixth and final coin in a series of Triangular $5 coins released by the Royal Australian Mint..

This unique coloured triangular silver proof coin commemorates the efforts and sacrifice of the Australian Defence Force, comprised of the Australian Army, the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Australian Navy. It is the final triangular coin design inspired by the spectacular stained glass artwork from the Hall of Memory in the Australian War Memorial.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2018  10,000 Proof

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