1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.77 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.635 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 318
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

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series


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


Designer: 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.


Kookaburra and nest with two young birds

· 1997 ·




Perth Mint, Australia


Minted by Perth mint.                                                                       
Danmark  Privy Mark                                                                             Japanese ‘Old Type’ 20 Yen design” Privy Mark

Edison Lamp Privy Mark                                                                         Gaudi Privy Mark                                     

The set below was issued to commemorate the Freemantle Stamp Show. The 1 oz silver medallion depicts an original Black Swan stamp. The Black Swan stamp was Western Australia's first issue postage stamp, printed in August 1854.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997  5,000 3% Danmark (The Little Mermaid) Privy Mark
1997  0% Edison Lamp Privy Mark
1997  5,000 4% Finland (Elk) Privy Mark
1997  0% Gaudi Privy Mark
1997  20,000 6% Golden Dragon Privy Mark
1997  15,000 2% Golden Panda Privy Mark
1997  20,000 4% Golden Phoenix Privy Mark
1997  5,000 1.1% Italy (Colosseum) Privy Mark
1997  2,500 4% Japanese Golden Yen Privy Mark
1997  5,000 1.1% Netherlands (Windmill) Privy Mark
1997  5,000 2% Portugal (Monument of the Discoveriers) Privy Mark
1997  159,497 35.51 74% UNC
1997  500 1.1% UNC Freemantle Coin & Medallion Set
1997  300,000 16% Utrecht Coat of Arms privy mark
1997  2,500 7% Zurich Coat of Arms privy mark

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Bullion value: 26.26 USD Search tips
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