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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2008 Olympic Games Beijing

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2008 Olympic Games Beijing) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2008 Olympic Games Beijing) -  reverse

© Lisa Callahan

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 2.5 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

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

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

Edge

Reeded

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P PNC Perth Mint

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2008 Olympic Games Beijing)