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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Rotary Centenary

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Rotary Centenary) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Rotary Centenary) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 832
  • 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

Centenary of Rotary

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2005
1 DOLLAR
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

Rotary's familiar symbol of a 6 spoked gear wheel with 24 cogs is depicted in blue and gold. Coin also features a starburst background and an inscribed banner above a band of stylised people holding hands.

Lettering:
A CENTURY OF SERVICE - A NEW CENTURY OF SUCCESS
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
100 Years of Rotary

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Rotary was founded in Chicago by attorney Paul P. Harris on 23 February 1905. The first international club was formed in 1910 in Winnepeg, Canada. By 1921 clubs had been formed on 6 continents including Australia. The Perth Mint in conjunction with Australia Post issued a Stamp & Coin set with an issue of 7500.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  6,989 75% Proof
2005  3,881 25% Proof in PNC

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