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25 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Pig - Gold Proof

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2019
Value 25 Dollars
25 AUD = 17 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 7.7757 g
Diameter 21.69 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Lunar Year Series - Year of the Pig

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
IRB

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

Happy Pig on its back surrounded by lucky hydrangea blooms. Chinese Cash Coin to the right representing Lu (Wealth)
Chinese character for Pig to the left

Lettering:
TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS

1/4oz .9999 Au
2019 YEAR OF THE PIG
BK

Translation: 猪 = PIG

Engraver: Bronwyn King

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

Comments

With this coin the RAM celebrates 2019, the Lunar Year of the Pig, which is the twelfth and final sign of the Chinese lunar zodiac. Anyone born under this sign are said to be warm-hearted, good-tempered and loyal. The design features a happy pig with a Chinese coin depicting Fu (Happiness), surrounded by lucky hydrangea blooms and features the Happy Pig on its back with the Chinese Coin for Lu (Wealth).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2019  1,000 Proof in Case

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25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Pig - Gold Proof)