15 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Gold Bullion Coin

15 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Gold Bullion Coin) -  obverse15 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Gold Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 15 Dollars
15.00 AUD = 12 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 3.1103 g
Diameter 18.6 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 157176
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Commemorative issue

Year of the Goat

Series: Lunar Series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1/10 oz 9999 GOLD 2015 15 DOLLARS

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 goat standing on an outcropping of rock, Chinese character for Goat to left.

Lettering:

P
Year of the Goat

Translation: 羊 = Goat

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

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $15 One Tenth Ounce Gold Lunar Series 2 Coin.

The Chinese Lunar Calendar is a twelve-year cycle. Each cycle is represented by a different animal, each with its own distinct personality. People born within each lunar year are believed to possess the qualities of that year’s animal, using those traits to achieve success and happiness throughout life.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 P 1 895 Proof
2015 P 644 Proof - Coloured
2015 P 1 375 Proof - In 3 Coin set
2015 P 43 036 UNC
2015 P 2 737 UNC Coloured

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