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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II BOEING 747

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (BOEING 747) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (BOEING 747) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2010
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.39 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.310 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1512
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

Boeing 747s in flight with wording around the top half of the circumference and denomination in the bottom half

Lettering:
AVIATION HISTORY - BOEING 747
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 Boeing 747, commonly referred to as a 'jumbo jet' has been flying Australian skies since 1971.  The 747 was the first wide-bodied aircraft ever produced. In 1974 the aircraft was to used to evacuate a record 673 people out of Darwin in a single flight. This was the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy.

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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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