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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Dirk Hartog Landing - Silver Proof High Relief

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Dirk Hartog Landing - Silver Proof High Relief) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Dirk Hartog Landing - Silver Proof High Relief) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 32.6 mm
Thickness 6 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
1 DOLLAR
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

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

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

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

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