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8 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Snake - Silver Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 8 Dollars
8.00 AUD = 5.83 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 155.5 g
Diameter 60.3 mm
Thickness 5.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1994
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Snake

Series: Lunar series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
5 OZ. 999 SILVER 2013 8 DOLLARS

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

A snake curled around a tree branch. The Chinese character for Snake to the right.

Lettering:

P
Year of the Snake

Translation: 蛇 = Snake

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $8 Five Ounce Silver Lunar Series 2 Coin. This coin came in three versions, Proof, Uncirculated standard and Uncirculated colourised.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013 P 1,448 Proof
2013 P 20,552 UNC
2013 P 3,250 UNC - Colourised

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Country: France
Languages : French
Numista Rarity index: 95 Search tips
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Bullion value: 133.68 USD Search tips
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