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100 Dollars - Elizabeth II "Australian Nugget" Gold Bullion Coinage

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1986-1989
Value 100 Dollars
100 AUD = 68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 31.1035 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 92
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Nugget - Welcome Stranger

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
RDM
·100 DOLLARS·

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1 OZ. FINE GOLD
WELCOME STRANGER
· 1986 ·

Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1986 P 15,000 Proof
1987  131,264
1988  128,461
1989  189,321

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Numista Rarity index: 90 Search tips
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