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100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Summer Olympics - Gold Proof

100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Summer Olympics - Gold Proof) -  obverse100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Summer Olympics - Gold Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 10 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 383
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

2000 Sydney Olympics - Journey Begins

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2000
100 DOLLARS
RDM

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

Sydney 2000 Olympics Logo set above Olympic Rings

Lettering:
Sydney 2000
P TM©

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.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Part of a set of eight Fine Gold (.999) Proof coins released by the Perth Mint to commemorate the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics.

This coin represents the Beginning of the Journey and was issued in 1997 although it is dated 2000.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000 P 30,000 Proof

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