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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - The Enfranchisement of Women

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - The Enfranchisement of Women) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - The Enfranchisement of Women) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.59 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Bimetallic: aluminium-bronze center in stainless steel ring
Weight 10.6 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Icositetragonal (24-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 224
  • 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

100th Anniversary of Women's Enfranchisement

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1994
RDM

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Portrait of Mary Lee, leading South Australian suffragist of the 1890's surrounded by words highlighting the suffrage movement

Lettering:
1894 WOMEN'S ENFRANCHISEMENT S.A. 1994
100 YEARS ACT OF THE CONSTITUTION 1894 1984 WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE LEAGUE & POLITICAL EQUALITY - VOTE WOMEN FOR PARLIAMENT ON THE SAME TERMS AS MAN. DEMOCRACY
MARY LEE 1821 - 1909
5 DOLLARS

Engraver: Horst Hahne

Horst Hahne PSM, is an Australian sculptor, medallist and designer. Signature: "HH"

Edge

Smooth 24-sided

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - The Enfranchisement of Women) -  obverse

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Mint

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

Comments

This coin was Australia's first NCLT bi-metal coin and was struck by the RAM as a tribute to Mary Lee, the leading South Australian Suffragist who was part of the movement to establish the Enfranchisement of Women in South Australia. It was released in a credit card style coincard.


An Aluminium-bronze Proof version of the coin was released in a capsule in a plush case.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  250,328 7.31 UNC in Coincard

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