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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Sir John Monash

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sir John Monash) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sir John Monash) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2018
Value 1 Dollar
1 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Sir John Monash

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2018
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

Head & Shoulder Portrait of Sir John Monash

Lettering:
SIR JOHN MONASH
1
DOLLAR
AB
1865 - 1931

Engraver: Adam Ball

Adam Ball is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sir John Monash) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

The Royal Australian Mint released this NCLT 1 Dollar  coin to commemorate the life of Scholar, Engineer, Soldier & Nation Builder, Sir John Monash . It was released on a coin card.
 

Sir John Monash is one of the greatest figures in Australian History. A brilliant tactician, he was one of the outstanding commanders of the First World War and was knighted for his services in 1918.

As an engineer prior to the war, Monash introduced the use of reinforced concrete into Victoria.
After the war he became chairman of the State Electricity Grid of Victoria.
Later he was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

The coin was also issued by Australia Post in a PNC. (7,500 Copies)
 

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2018  20,000 11.04 UNC in Coincard
2018  7,500 UNC in PNC

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