10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Capital Territory

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Capital Territory) -  obverse10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Capital Territory) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = 7.84 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2.55 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 162582
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References KM# 210
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Australian States Series - Australian Capital Territory


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.


Coat of Arms of the Australian Capital Territory:
A Black Swan & a Mute Swan, supporting a Shield which features a Triple Towered Castle with Portcullis set above a White Rose, set below a Sword & Sceptre surmounted by an Imperial Crown. Motto in scroll below.


Engraver: Horst Hahne

Horst Hahne PSM, is an Australian sculptor, medallist and designer. Signature: "HH"



10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Capital Territory) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


Released by the RAM in 1993 to commemorate the Australian Capital Territory is this $10 Sterling Silver Proof (.925) coin. It was released in a capsule in plush beige case.

Uncirculated versions were also released in a Large coloured Coincard.

This 1993 $10 coin is the eigth in a series which features the coat of arms of the individual States and Territories of the Commonwealth of Australia. The coin features the official Australian Capital Territory Coat of Arms.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  21 183 71% Proof Cased
1993  19 288 36% UNC in Coincard

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