25 Dollars - Elizabeth II "Koala" Platinum Bullion Coinage

25 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Koala" Platinum Bullion Coinage) -  obverse25 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Koala" Platinum Bullion Coinage) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1988-1989
Value 25 Dollars
25 AUD = 17 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Platinum (.9995)
Weight 7.8150 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 109
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue



3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem


Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.


Seated koala facing

1/4 OZ. 9995 PLATINUM

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1988  62,666
1989  2,500 Proof

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25 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Koala" Platinum Bullion Coinage)