3000 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Koala - Platinum

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1992-1993
Value 3000 Dollars
3000.00 AUD = 2 336 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Platinum (.9995)
Weight 1 000 g
Diameter 75.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 14961
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 187
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

Australian Koala

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
3000 DOLLARS
RDM

Designer: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Koala clinging to the branch of a Gum Tree

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOALA
1 KILO 9995 PLATINUM
P 1992

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued in 1992 as a Proof Coin.
Issied in 1993 as an UNC Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992  10 Proof
1993  563 UNC

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