1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter C - Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter C - Silver Proof) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter C - Silver Proof) -  reverse

Obverse © Mike Bentley - Reverse © Royal Australian Mint


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2015-2017
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 177160
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Commemorative issue

Alphabet Collection Series


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


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.


The Letter C Coin features the charming, enchanting and cute Cockatoo, playfully interacting with the letter C

Lettering: C

Engraver: Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King is a coin designer with the Royal Australian mint.


7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter C - Silver Proof) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


This coin was issued by the Royal Australian Mint from 2015 to 2017 as part of a series of 26 different $1 Coloured Reverse Frosted Uncirculated Fine Silver (.999) Alphabet Coins which capture the love of Australian animals and the alphabet. They were issued individually in capsules in a plush case.
Aluminium-bronze versions of the coin were also issued and could be collected individually as issued in a card or included as part of the Baby Mint Set. Hidden objects are found on the coins.

The silver coins were issued in 2015 with an Pale Blue "C", 2016 with a Yellow "C" and 2017 with a Red "C"

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  5 000 Frosted Uncirculated - (Pale Blue)
2016  5 000 Frosted Uncirculated - (Yellow)
2017  5 000 Frosted Uncirculated - (Red)

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