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25 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 150Yrs of The Sovereign - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 25 Dollars
25.00 AUD = 18 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9167)
Weight 7.9881 g
Diameter 22.05 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 868
  • 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

150th Anniversary of the Sovereign

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2005
25 DOLLARS
IRB

Engraver: 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

St Edwards Crown to the top of the coin surrounded by a wreath.

Lettering:
SYDNEY MINT
AUSTRALIA
ONE SOVEREIGN

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Perth Mint 22 carat Gold issue commemorating the 150th anniversary of Australia's first Sovereign.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  3,909 Proof

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