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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II AIRBUS A380

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (AIRBUS A380) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (AIRBUS A380) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.42 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.310 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1073
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Flying through History - Aviation : Masterpieces in Silver

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
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

Airbus A380s in flight with wording and denomination in the bottom half

Lettering:
AVIATION HISTORY - AIRBUS A380
5 DOLLARS

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The world's biggest passenger aeroplane, the Airbus A380, became part of QANTAS's fleet in 2008. Production is expected to finish in 2022.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  7,000 Proof ; 2 coin set
2008  3,000 Proof ; 6 coin set

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