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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Kookaburra - Roman Silver Antoninianus

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra - Roman Silver Antoninianus) -  obverse 2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra - Roman Silver Antoninianus) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 2 Dollars
AUD = 1.36 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.206 g
Diameter 50.3 mm
Thickness 4.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
2 DOLLARS

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

Kookaburra on Branch (similar to KM# 616) with a special privy mark depicting the overlapping reverse and obverse designs of a Roman Silver Antoninianus coin, struck between 200-300 AD. The reverse design shows the deity Aequitas holding scales and a scepter, to personify equity and fair dealing. Gordian III, whose portrait appears on the obverse.

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 2 oz. .999 SILVER
IMP CAES GORDIANVS PIVS FELAG
VITAS AVG
2000

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000  Proof

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