5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Parliament House
5 AUD = 3.38 USD
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
|References||KM# 102a, Schön# 89a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1988
Image of New Parliament House in Canberra with the Australian Flag flying high above.
This Sterling Silver (.925) NCLT Proof coin was issued by the RAM (19,999 Sets) as part of the 1988 Bicentennial Masterpieces in Silver Set with three other Sterling Silver Proof coins. 5000 Sets were also released at the Sydney Coin Fair with a specially printed wrap around ribbon.
The coins in the set were :-
This $5 coin which commemorated the opening of the New Parliament House in the Bicentennial Year 1988.
A 50 cent coin featuring the special reverse face for the Bicentennial Year 1988
A $1 coin featuring the special reverse face for the Bicentennial Year 1988.
A $2 coin which replaced the Two Dollar Banknote in the Bicentennial Year 1988.
Three million Aluminium-bronze versions of this $5 coin were also commissioned and distributed by the Commonwealth Bank in folders at face value in 1988 in celebration of the opening of the New Parliament House. A Proof version of the Aluminium-bronze coin was also sold in a plush square box.
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|1988||19,999||Proof (Masterpieces in Silver Set)|
|1988||5,000||Proof (MIS Sydney Coin Fair)|
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