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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 6th Portrait - Batavia

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2019
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.1 g
Diameter 33.9 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Triangular
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

1629 Batavia Shipwrecked

Series: Australian Shipwrecks

Obverse

6th portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem and the Victorian Coronation Necklace. Also depicted is the fighting between the survivors as a result of the mutiny and the Batavia before its ultimate demise.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2019
ONE DOLLAR

Engravers: Jody Clark , Adam Ball

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.
Adam Ball is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Reverse

The exquisite design of the reverse conveys two scenes to communicate the journey of the Batavia. With the image of the ship viewed upright, the Batavia is shown setting sail in its full glory. Flipping the coin to view the text of ‘1629’ and ‘Batavia’ upright depicts the ship in its final state capsized shortly after wrecking in 1629. The border encompassing the main design also incorporates unique design elements from the Batavia.

Text is upside down.

Lettering:
1629
1oz .999 Ag
BATAVIA

Engraver: Adam Ball

Adam Ball is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

Plain

Mint

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

Comments

This NCLT Fine Silver (.999) $1 triangular shaped coin is the first release in a four coin series of Australian Shipwrecks to be released by the Royal Australian Mint.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2019  20,000 33.79 Brilliant UNC

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