2 Dollar - Elizabeth II 6th portrait

2 Dollar - Elizabeth II (6th portrait) -  obverse2 Dollar - Elizabeth II (6th portrait) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2019-2020
Value 2 Dollar
2.00 AUD = 1.38 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 6.6 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑


Sixth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem and the Victorian Coronation Necklace


Engraver: Jody Clark

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.


A male Aboriginal Elder to the left
The 5 stars of the Southern Cross Constellation above
Denomination centre
Native grass trees to the right

Lettering: 2 Dollars

Engraver: Horst Hahne

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


Smooth with 4 short reeded segments (5 grooves each)

2 Dollar - Elizabeth II (6th portrait) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Now introduced into circulation by the RAM is this aluminium-bronze $2 coin. Updated with the Jody Clark 6th Effigy.

This Aluminium-bronze NCLT Coin was also issued by the RAM as part of a six coin set to commemorate the six different effigies of Queen Elizabeth II used on Australian coinage. The $2 coin in the set displayed the 6th effigy by Jody Clark and is being introduced on some Australian coins from 2019 and all from 2020

According to centuries-old tradition, Australia's coins bear an effigy of the reigning monarch on their obverse. Queen Elizabeth II is Australia's longest-serving monarch. Although new effigies are introduced rarely, there have been five previous effigies of the Queen on Australia's coins prior to the latest one by Jody Clark.

Mary Gillick (1953), Arnold Machin (1966), Raphael Makleouf (1985), Vladimir Gottwald (used once on the 50c Royal Visit coin in 2000), Ian Rank-Broadly (1998) and the latest Jody Clark effigy introduced in 2019.

The 2020 Uncirculated and Proof Sets containing this coin were released on 4/11/2019.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2019  2.77 Circulation (Mintage tba)
2019  20,000 4.15 UNC in 6 Coin Effigies Set
2020  Proof Possum Magic Baby Set (Mintage tba)
2020  Proof Year Set (Mintage tba)
2020  UNC Possum Magic Baby Set (Mintage tba)
2020  UNC Year Set (Mintage tba)

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