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5 Dollars Elizabeth II Adelaide to Darwin Railway

5 Dollars Elizabeth II (Adelaide to Darwin Railway) -  obverse 5 Dollars Elizabeth II (Adelaide to Darwin Railway) -  reverse

© Lisa Callahan

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2004
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.39 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.6 g
Diameter 40.00 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 729
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Adelaide to Darwin Railway - Commemorating the Inauguration of the AustralAsia Railway January 2004

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II . 5 DOLLARS . AUSTRALIA 2004
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

Rail lines disappearing into the distance inside map of Australia, while linking Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide cities. Train and 2004 also displayed.

Lettering:
Darwin
Alice Springs
Adelaide
2004

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

$5 Fine Silver (99.9%), One Troy Ounce, presented with the inclusion of metal rails and sleepers mounted in the presentation box.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2004  12,500 Proof

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