5 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait) - obverse5 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1985-1998
Value 5 Cents
0.05 AUD = USD 0.033
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19.41 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
1567
References KM# 80,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 67
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1985
RDM

Designer: Raphael David Maklouf Read more on Wikipedia

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

Echidna (Spiny Anteater)

Script: Latin

Lettering:
5
SD

Designer: Stuart Devlin Read more on Wikipedia

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

Edge

Reeded

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley (CC BY-NC)

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

Comments

This is the second version of the standard Australian 5 Cent Echidna coin displaying the Raphael David Makleouf 3rd portrait of the Queen. Although initially minted in 1985 in the Year Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated Sets it was not released into circulation until the 1987 issue.

1987 Echidna


1991-94 & 1997-98 SD sizes


A Fine Silver (.999) Proof version of this coin was released in the 1991 Masterpieces in Silver Set.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985  170 000 $ 3.90 1.2% BU Year Set
1985  74 089 $ 3.20 0.9% Proof Year Set
1986  180 000 $ 2.70 1.3% BU Year Set
1986  67 000 $ 5.00 0.7% Proof Year Set
1987  200 000 $ 2.90 0.5% BU Year Set
1987  73 500 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.18 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.44 $ 2.00 21% Circulation; two Echidna variants; see comments
1987  69 684 $ 2.40 0.7% Proof Year Set
1988  10 000 0.04% BU Sydney International Coin Fair
1988  240 000 $ 9.60 0.7% BU Year Set
1988  106 423 500 $ 0.07 $ 0.07 $ 0.11 $ 0.20 $ 0.22 $ 0.27 $ 0.54 24% Circulation
1988  101 518 $ 2.50 0.9% Proof Year Set
1989  150 602 $ 0.95 0.5% BU Year Set
1989  95 753 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 1.00 20% Circulation
1989  5 000 0.01% Proof International Coin Fair Set
1989  67 618 0.6% Proof Year Set
1990  103 766 0.3% BU Year Set
1990  33 252 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.12 $ 0.24 $ 0.24 $ 0.54 $ 1.60 12% Circulation
1990  1 985 0.01% Proof International Coin Fair Set
1990  51 015 0.4% Proof Year Set
1991  200 0.01% BU Singapore Coin Fair Set
1991  147 700 0.7% BU Year Set
1991  29 889 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.07 $ 0.17 $ 0.35 $ 0.35 $ 0.97 10% Circulation; two SD variants, see comments
1991  1 000 0.01% Proof Singapore Coin Fair Set
1991  41 490 0.4% Proof Year Set
1992  118 528 $ 12 0.5% BU Year Set
1992  52 558 500 $ 0.11 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 1.90 14% Circulation; two SD variants, see comments
1992  56 367 $ 49 0.5% Proof Year Set
1993  27 000 0.01% BU Gumnut Baby Set
1993  86 068 0.3% BU Year Set
1993  93 838 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.05 $ 0.29 $ 0.29 $ 0.29 $ 0.54 21% Circulation; two SD variants, see comments
1993  40 255 0.3% Proof Year Set
1994  39 958 0.07% BU Gumnut Baby Set
1994  91 942 $ 3.00 0.3% BU Year Set
1994  146 668 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.11 $ 0.20 $ 0.22 $ 0.23 $ 0.55 28% Circulation; two SD variants, see comments
1994  39 004 0.4% Proof Year Set
1995  36 190 0.03% BU Gumnut Baby Set
1995  96 079 $ 2.30 0.3% BU Year Set
1995  84 991 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.09 $ 0.22 $ 0.34 $ 0.49 $ 1.00 20% Circulation
1995  6 704 0.01% Proof Gumnut Baby Set
1995  48 537 $ 13 0.4% Proof Year Set
1996  25 727 0.04% BU Gumnut Baby Set
1996  108 773 0.2% BU Year Set
1996  79 212 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.19 $ 0.19 $ 0.27 $ 0.33 $ 1.10 18% Circulation
1996  3 985 0.01% Proof Gumnut Baby Set
1996  33 350 0.4% Proof Year Set
1997  27 421 0.03% BU Gumnut Baby Set
1997  71 022 $ 3.40 0.3% BU Year Set
1997  100 680 000 $ 0.07 $ 0.07 $ 0.07 $ 0.17 $ 0.23 $ 0.33 $ 1.00 21% Circulation; two SD variants, see comments
1997  3 617 0.01% Proof Gumnut Baby Set
1997  32 543 0.3% Proof Year Set
1998  31 810 0.01% BU Koala Baby Set
1998  74 108 $ 4.60 0.4% BU Year Set
1998  88 532 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.10 $ 0.14 $ 0.15 $ 0.47 $ 0.95 20% Circulation; two SD variants, see comments
1998  5 269 0.06% Proof Koala Baby Set
1998  32 225 $ 95 0.5% Proof Year Set

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