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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II DE HAVILLAND DH 86

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (DE HAVILLAND DH 86) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (DE HAVILLAND DH 86) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.42 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.310 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1510
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 2009
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

De Havilland DH 86s in flight with wording around the top half of the circumference and denomination in the bottom half

Lettering:
AVIATION HISTORY - DE HAVILLAND DH 86
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 establishment of the Empire Air Mail service in 1933 prompted the Australian Government to commission a new aircraft. The prototype De Havilland DH86 (E-2 / G-ACPL) flew for the first time on 14th January 1934, powered by four Gypsy Six engines.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  7,000 Proof ; 2 coin set
2009  3,000 Proof ; 6 coin set

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