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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman - Silver Proof

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman - Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.57 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 40.5 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 761
  • 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

Life of Sir Donald Bradman (1908 - 2001)

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2001
5 DOLLARS
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

Depiction of Sir Donald Bradman playing the Off Drive.

Lettering: 1908 · SIR DONALD BRADMAN · 2001

Engraver: Jovan Radanovich

Edge

Reeded (250 Serrations)

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman - Silver Proof) -  obverse

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Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

This Fine Silver (.999) NCLT coin was produced by the Perth Mint in collaboration with the RAM in association with the Bradman Foundation to celebrate the life of Sir Donald Bradman, arguably the best Cricket Batsman of all time.
It was released in a capsule in plush green case inside a cardboard box.


An Aluminium-bronze $5 coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a slightly different design.
A Fine Gold Bi-metallic $25 Gold and Silver Proof coin was also released with a bust only portrait of Sir Donald
All three of the above coins were released as a set in a plush green case.


A Copper-nickel 20 cent coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design
An Aluminium-Bronze $5 coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design
A Bi-metalic $5 Steel & Aluminium-bronze coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design.
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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2001  1,434 20% Proof in 3 Coin Set
2001  20,227 80% Proof in Case

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