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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 1626 A New Map of the World: Western Hemisphere - Silver Domed

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2019
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.56 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.103 g
Diameter 39.62 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round (Domed)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

1626 A New Map of the World: Western Hemisphere

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2019
• 5 DOLLARS •
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

English cartographer John Speed's richly-decorated map of the world, marking the voyages of famous explorers such as Columbus, Cavendish, Drake and Magellan

Lettering:
+ 1626 A NEW AND ACCVRAT MAP OF THE WORLD +
THE TEMPERATE SONE THE NORTH FROSEN SONE THE TEMPERATE SONE THE TORRID SONE
The Arctic Cricle
NORTH AMERICA OR MEXICANA
MAR DEL ZUR MAGALLANICA
MAR DEL NORT
The Tropicke of Cancer
The Acquionstial Line
America Discovered in
1492 by Christopher Columbus
English Circumnavigators
1578 Sir Francis Drake
1586 Mr Thomas Candish
SOUTH AMERICA OR PERUANA
THE PACIFICKE SEA
1oz .999 Ag
The Antarcticke Circle
SOUTH
THE TORRID SONE THE TEMPERATE SONE THE SOUTH FROSEN SONE THE TEMPERATE SONE
COLUMBUS + DRAKE + CANDISH + MAGELLAN

Edge

Smooth

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 1626 A New Map of the World: Western Hemisphere - Silver Domed) -  obverse

© Royal Australian Mint

Mint

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

Comments

During the Age of Discovery, English cartographer John Speed produced a richly-decorated map of the world, marking the voyages of famous explorers such as Columbus, Cavendish, Drake and Magellan. The Western Hemisphere of this extraordinary map is reflected in this stunning 2019 $5 Fine Silver (.999) Proof Domed Coin, a treasure that will appeal to collectors, history buffs and mapping enthusiasts.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2019  5,000 Proof - Domed

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