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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II S.25 SANDRINGHAM

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (S.25 SANDRINGHAM) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (S.25 SANDRINGHAM) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2010
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# 1511
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 2010
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

Sandringhams in flight with wording around the top half of the circumference and denomination in the bottom half

Lettering:
AVIATION HISTORY - S.25 SANDRINGHAM
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 S.24 Sandringham was developed from the Sunderland military flying boat. One of the most common four engine flying boats used in Australia, the S.25 Sandringham was a familiar sight in the 1950s at Australia's first international airport on Sydney's Rose Bay.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2010  7,000 Proof ; 2 coin set
2010  3,000 Proof ; 6 coin set

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