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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Australian Kookaburra

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 1 Dollar
1 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.635 g
Diameter 40.60 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 318
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
RDM
· 1 DOLLAR ·

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 KOOKABURRA 1OZ 999 SILVER
· 1997 ·

Edge

Reeded.

Comments

Minted by Perth mint.

     Danmark  Privy Mark

Privy mark, Japanese ‘Old Type’ 20 Yen design”

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997  5,000 3% Danmark (The Little Mermaid) Privy Mark
1997  5,000 5% Finland (Elk) Privy Mark
1997  20,000 5% Golden Dragon Privy Mark
1997  15,000 3% Golden Panda Privy Mark
1997  20,000 3% Golden Phoenix Privy Mark
1997  5,000 1.5% Italy (Colosseum) Privy Mark
1997  2,500 5% Japanese Golden Yen Privy Mark
1997  5,000 1.5% Netherlands (Windmill) Privy Mark
1997  5,000 1.5% Portugal (Monument of the Discoveriers) Privy Mark
1997  159,497 30.77 74% UNC
1997  300,000 21% Utrecht Coat of Arms privy mark
1997  2,500 6% Zurich Coat of Arms privy mark

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Bullion value: 18.41 USD Search tips
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