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50 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Kookaburra - Silver Bullion Coin

50 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Kookaburra - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse50 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Kookaburra - Silver Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 50 Dollars
50.00 AUD = 36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 311.35 g
Diameter 75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra - Silver Bullion

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
50 DOLLARS
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

Kookaburra on tree stump with leaves to the top left. Mint mark "P"to bottom right of stump.

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 10 OZ.999 SILVER
· 1991 ·
P

Edge

Interrupted milling with serial number.

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Later year coins in the 10 oz series were denominated at $10. Most have different reverse designs.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991 P 2,500 Proof

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