30 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Silver Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 30 Dollars
30.00 AUD = 23 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 1,000 g
Diameter 101 mm
Thickness 14.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 525
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dragon

Series: Lunar Series 1

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
30 DOLLARS
IRB

Designer: 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

A traditional Chinese dragon in a dynamic pose surrounded by flames and a pearl of wisdom with the Chinese character for dragon at the top

Lettering:
2 龍
0
0
0
1 KILO 999 SILVER

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

$30 One Kilo Silver Lunar Series 1 Coin. This was the second Fine Silver (.999) coin in the First Lunar Series Issued by the Perth Mint.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000  220 Proof
2000  266 Proof - In 5 Coin Set
2000  7,805 UNC
2000  3,404 UNC - Diamond Eyes

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