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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra - Sovereign of King Edward VII

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra - Sovereign of King Edward VII) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra - Sovereign of King Edward VII) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.44 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.207 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 261.1
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series - NAA International Coin Fair in Melbourne

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
2 DOLLARS
RDM

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.

Reverse

Kookaburras on branch right. Privy mark, depicting the obverse design of the sovereigns minted at Perth Mint 1902-1910, featuring King Edward VII, headed right, KM# 14.

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 2 OZ 999 SILVER
EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
· 1994 ·

Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

Edge

Reeded and plain sections

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Perth Mint and NAA International Coin, Medal and Banknote Fair in Melbourne, 16-17 July, 1994 Release

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  1,500 Sovereign on a pure gold insert - privy mark; Proof

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