5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Sir Donald Bradman

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Sir Donald Bradman) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Sir Donald Bradman) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1996-1997
Value 5 Dollars
5 AUD = 3.42 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 Polygonal (24-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 311
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Tribute to Sir Donald Bradman


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


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.


Depiction of Sir Donald Bradman in typical "Bat raised" stance


Engraver: Valadimir Gottwald


Smooth 24-sided

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Sir Donald Bradman) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Australia's second NCLT Bi-metallic coin was struck by the RAM in Tribute to Sir Donald Bradman, recognised as the greatest Cricket Batsman to ever play the game.
The 1996 dated coin was released by the RAM in a credit card type holder in a plastic wallet and also by the Westpac Bank  in a special outer case sleeve.

The 1997 dated coin was released in a PNC by Australia Post on 2nd of January 1997 with two 45 cent stamps.

The link below will take you to the different design proof version of the coin.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1996  547,941 8.49 92% UNC in Coincard
1997  275,000 13.82 18% UNC in PNC

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