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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Bottlenose Dolphin

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Bottlenose Dolphin) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Bottlenose Dolphin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2019
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.10 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Bottlenose Dolphin

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
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

Bottlenose dolphin leaping out of ocean with sun in background. Weight and purity below.

Lettering:
BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN
1 OZ .999 FINE SILVER

Edge

Reeded

Comments

In various cultures, the Dolphin symbolizes happiness, power and protection. The bottlenose dolphin is known for its high intelligence and charisma. Its outward appearance appears friendly with its curved mouth, giving the appearance of a permanent smile. Usually located in warm, tropical oceans, the bottlenose dolphin tends to live in groups, and they have been found to remember individual dolphins even after being apart for 20 years. The dolphin is also a highly emotionally intelligent creature, and has the second largest encephalization levels of any mammal on the planet, meaning its brain-to-body mass ratio is one of the highest.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2019  25,000 24.70

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