30 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Silver Bullion Coin

30 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse30 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Silver Bullion Coin) -  reverse

Obverse © Perth Mint

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 30 Dollars
30.00 AUD = 23 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 1 000 g
Diameter 101 mm
Thickness 14.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 163072
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Commemorative issue

Year of the Goat

Series: Lunar Series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1KG 999 SILVER 2015 30 DOLLARS

Designer: 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

A family of three goats standing in a stylised rural scene. The Chinese character for goat above.

Lettering:
Year of the Goat
P

Translation: Goat

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

30 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Goat - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - 30 Dollars 1Kilogram Silver Lunar Series 2 Coin.

In 2015, we celebrate the eighth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar goat include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be elegant, charming, artistic, gifted and calm.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 P 245 Proof
2015 P 150 Proof - Coloured
2015 P 25 536 UNC
2015 P 1 587 UNC - Coloured
2015 P 476 UNC - Gemstone Eyes

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