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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australian Kookaburra

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.43 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.27 g
Diameter 50.3 mm
Thickness 4.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 623.2
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
IRB
2 DOLLARS

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

Two Kookaburras back to back on a branch with the Honor Marks of the Third Five States of the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program. New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont and Kentucky

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 2OZ. 999 SILVER
2001

Edge

Segmented reeding

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The Perth Mint of Australia issued a limited edition two-ounce pure silver Kookaburra coin. Each will feature all five of the state quarter designs issued in 2001.  The Honor Mark 50 State Program from Australia is the first time that US coin designs have been reproduced on foreign coins. The Program has been created with the approval and cooperation of the US Mint. This coin comes with the 5 uncirculated state quarters.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2001  10,000 53.90 Honour Mark State Quarter Collection

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