1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game- Colourised

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game- Colourised) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game- Colourised) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.75 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 166610
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Commemorative issue

AFL - Custodians of the Game


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


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.


Depiction of Australian Rules Football players in colour taking a high mark with a football. The background shows the crowd waving coloured flags on the circular grandstand of the MCG



7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game- Colourised) -  obverse


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


This NCLT Aluminium-bronze coin released by the RAM commemorates the 2015 AFL Toyota Premiership Season. The coin was released in a number of different versions as follows:-

Pad Printed in the colours of the winning team Hawthorn, as per the coin pictured here, issued by ballot in a capsule in plush square box with numbered certificate, (Mintage 500)

Plain finish with a (M) Counterstamp issued in a large coincard (Mintage 3,907)
Plain finish without a Counterstamp issued in a PNC by Australia Post (Mintage 3,000) See Links below

Fine Silver (.999) Proof versions of the coin were also released in the The Ultimate Collection AFL With Silver Dollar - Sealed Lucky Dip. Versions of this coin that were released this way, (Total Mintage 5,000), were:-

A Fine Silver Proof reverse frosted version (Mintage 4,433)
A Pad Printed Fine Silver Proof version in the colours of the winning team Hawthorn. (1 in 10 sets - Mintage 500)
A Gold Plated Fine Silver Proof version. (1 in 75 sets Mintage 67)

The 2015 AFL Season was one to remember, capturing the nation's attention each and every week. With soaring marks and spectacular goals, the AFL fans - "Custodians of the Game" - continued to celebrate the uniqueness of the Australian Football League.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  500 UNC in Presentation Case

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