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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Dirk Hartog Landing

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Dirk Hartog Landing) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Dirk Hartog Landing) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 32.60 mm
Thickness 6.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary of Dirk Hartog's Australian Landing

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2016
IRB
1 DOLLAR

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

Depiction of a view through a telescope of Dirk Hartog's ship, the Eendracht, sailing the ocean alongside a compass rose. With a map of Australia on the right edge.

Lettering:
DIRK HARTOG FIRST LANDING
OCTOBER 1616 P
1oz 999 SILVER

Engraver: Wade Robinson

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Technical Note:
The coin's high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016 P 3,000 Proof High Relief

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Dirk Hartog Landing)