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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 2008 Olympic Games Beijing

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2008 Olympic Games Beijing) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2008 Olympic Games Beijing) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

2008 Olympic Games Beijing - Australian Olympic Team

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
1 DOLLAR
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

Boxing kangaroo wearing a top with Australian flag and Olympic Rings on, with his arms in the air, facing left. Beside him, facing right, is a traditional Chinese Dragon .
Below them both is the Australian flag and the Olympic Rings.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM 8.8.08
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Minted by the Perth Mint and issued in a PNC by Australia Post this NCLT coin commemorates Australia's participation in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. (PNC Issue 4 of 2008)
 

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P PNC Perth Mint

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