100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - The Sovereign - Bimetalic Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1999
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Bimetallic: gold (.916) center in silver (.999) ring
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 17356
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References KM# 474
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

100th Anniversary of the Perth Mint

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
100 DOLLARS
IRB

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.

Reverse

Man on Horse with Sword slaying a Dragon

Lettering:
THE PERTH MINT CENTENARY SOVEREIGN
P 100
1899 - 1999

Designer: Benedetto Pistrucci

Benedetto Pistrucci was a distinguished Italian Gem-engraver, medallist and coin-engraver who became Chief-medallist at the Royal Mint in England.

Edge

Reeded

100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - The Sovereign - Bimetalic Bullion Coin) -  obverse

Mint

P100 Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint to commemorate 100 Years of the Perth Mint.
The bi-metal coin contains  0.2354 oz of fine gold and 0.161 oz of fine silver in the ring. The core has the same specifications as the original Perth Mint sovereign.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1999  5 625 88% Proof
1999  977 25% UNC

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