1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis - Silver Proof

1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis - Silver Proof) -  obverse1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 171504
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References KM# 2162a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

A Voyage to Terra Australis


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


Designer: 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.


Image of Australia with Matthew Flinders ship sailing around it. with compass surrounding.



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

Translation: "Terra Australis" .. Translation is "Southern Land"

1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis - Silver Proof) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


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


This Fine Silver (.999) Proof NCLT "C" mintmarked coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the publication of Matthew Flinders’ journal ‘A Voyage to Terra Australis.’  his journal recounts a time when Australia was a vast unknown land for European settlers. The historic work was published the day after he died on 19/7/1814. The coin was released in a capsule in a plush box with limited edition certificate.

An Aluminium-bronze version of the coin was released by the RAM in various guises as follows...

In a four coin carded set with "C" Mintmark &  [B], [M] & [S] privymarks.
Separately at the Brisbane (B), Melbourne (M), Sydney (S) & Perth (P) ANDA shows with corresponding Counterstamp.
At the RAM "Mint your own coin press" at the Royal Australian Mint Public Gallery in Canberra with a "C" mintmark.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014 C 12 500 Cased Proof

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