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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (60th Anniversary of the Korean War) Silver Proof -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (60th Anniversary of the Korean War) Silver Proof -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Rond
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2147a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

60th Anniversary of the Korean War

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2013
1 DOLLAR

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

A Dove in Flight & Korean word for Peace

Lettering:
KOREAN WAR
평화
60TH ANNIVERSARY 1953-2013

Translation: 평화 = Peace

Engraver: Aaron Baggio

Aaron Baggio is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (60th Anniversary of the Korean War) Silver Proof

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This Fine Silver (.999) Proof NCLT $1 coin produced by the Royal Australian Mint commemorates the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. Its reverse, designed by Mint designer Aaron Baggio, symbolizes the signing of the armistice agreement between Communist and United Nations leaders in 1953. The depiction of a Dove in flight and the word ‘Peace’ in Korean is a reminder of the ultimate goal on the still-troubled peninsula. The coin was issued in a capsule inside a plush case with limited edition certificate.



An Aluminium-bronze version of the coin was also released in a coincard.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013  5,000 Cased Proof

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