1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australia's New Parliament House

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australia's New Parliament House) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australia's New Parliament House) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.635 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 412
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of the New Parliament House

Series: RAM Subscription Silver Proof Issues

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1998
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

Front view of the New Parliament House over the design of the 1988 5 Dollar coin.

Lettering:
1988 1998
5 DOLLARS
ONE DOLLAR

Engraver: Horst Hahne

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

Edge

Reeded

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australia's New Parliament House) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

Third coin in the RAM Silver Proof  Subscription Series that ran until 2011

Released by the RAM in 1998 to celebrate 10 years since the opening of New Parliament House in Canberra. The coin was released in a capsule in a plush blue case with limited edition certificate.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  17 096 Proof in Capsule

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