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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Presidents Cup - Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Presidents Cup - Silver Proof) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Presidents Cup - Silver Proof) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1620a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Presidents Cup Golf

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2011
IRB

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.

Reverse

Image of a Golfer Teeing Off with clubhouse in the background. Presidents Cup Trophy and logo are next to the golfer.

Lettering:
The Presidents Cup - Australia 2011
1 Dollar

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Presidents Cup - Silver Proof) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This Fine Silver (.999) Proof NCLT coin was issued by the RAM in 2011 to celebrate the hosting of the Presidents Cup Golf Tournament at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. It was issued as a limited edition release, in a capsule in a plush square black box with numbered certificate.



An Aluminium-bronze version of the coin was issued by the RAM in a Coincard and by Australia Post in a PNC.

The Presidents Cup golf tournament is a prestigious event normally played in the USA. However in 2011 it was held at The Royal Melbourne Golf Course, the oldest golf club in Australia.

In 2011 it hosted two teams captained by Greg Norman and Fred Couples. Norman leads the International team which includes players such as Adam Scott, Geoff Ogilvy and Ernie Els and Couples leads the US team which includes Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. These golfing greats are not paid for their participation, instead this is a charitable event distributing more than $23 million to over 380 charities since the first President's Cup Golf tournament in 1994.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  2,997 Cased Proof

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