1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - The Great Aussie Coin Hunt - Letter A

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - The Great Aussie Coin Hunt - Letter A) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - The Great Aussie Coin Hunt - Letter A) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2019
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.80 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Great Aussie Coin Hunt - Australia Post


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.


Depiction of a Postman riding a posty-bike with flag and carrybags above a large letter A.



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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - The Great Aussie Coin Hunt - Letter A) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


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


Coin struck by the RAM but issued by Australia Post as change into circulation from 3500 Post Offices Australia wide. The coins are featuring 26 classic Aussie icons from letters of the Alphabet from A to Z.

This coin is the Letter "A" for Australia Post. It is hard to imagine Australia without Australia Post. We see the iconic Red Street Posting boxes in every town, we love visits from our local posties and there is no better feeling than when our online shopping arrives. Australia Post delivers to over 12 million Australian addresses.

A press in album for the 26 coins was available for $9 or you can buy the full set of 26 coins in a special tube including the album for $49. One in five of the Tubed Set "A" coins has an exclusive privymark of an Envelope.

The coins were available after the promotion in individual square coincards for $3 each.

Australia Post issued this Letter "A" coin in a PNC (This is the non-privy marked standard coin)

The privymarked "A" coin has also been released in a Prestige PNC by Australia Post limited to 2000 copies

This is an image of both sides of the "Press In" Album

This is an image of the Album and Coin Tube of 26 coins

750 Proof Sets were issued, all sold out on the day of issue.

This is the full list of coins in the set.
A for Australia Post - Iconic Postal Service covering a full Continent.
B for Boomerang - A weapon used by Indigenous People.
C for Cricket - A game Aussies are very good at.
D for Didgeridoo - An Instrument played by Indigenous people.
E for Esky - Also known in other countries as a Chilly Bin or Cool box
F for Footy - We play four main different types of Footy in Australia. League, Union, Rules & Soccer
G for G’day - A friendly greeting used by Australians
H for Hills Hoist - Invented by Aussies to hang and dry washing on.
I for Iced VoVo - A very unusual biscuit made by Arnotts.
J for Jillaroo and Jackaroo - These guys and gals muster stock in the outback.
K for Kangaroo - Our national animal.
L for Lamington - A sponge cake covered in chocolate sauce & sprinkled with coconut with raspberry filling.
M for Meat Pie - Staple Aussie food.
N for Neighbours - A famous Aussie TV show that has been running for years.
O for Outback - Anywhere beyond the black stump.
P for Platypus - Quirky Aussie animal, is it a Rat, is it a Duck, no it is a Monotreme.
Q for Quokka - A small type of very trusting Kangaroo.
R for Royal Flying Doctor Service - Famous Medical Service serving the Outback of Australia
S for Surf Life Saving - Well known on Aussie Beaches, swim between the flags.
T for Thongs - In Australia you wear them on your feet not on your other bits.
U for Ute - Short for Utility, invented in Australia, Septics call them pick ups.
V for Vegemite - A salty spread you can put on your toast.
W for Weet-Bix™ - Famous breakfast cereal loved by Aussie kids.
X for Xantippe - A tiny town in remote Western Australia.
Y for Yowie - A creature described in Australian folklore
Z for Zooper Dooper - A flavoured icy pole loved by Aussie kids.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2019  346,000 1.47 46% Circulation
2019  750 1.6% Proof in 26 Coin Set
2019  130,500 1.58 50% UNC in 26 Coin Tube no Privymark
2019  32,002 2.24 6% UNC in Individual Coincard
2019  6,500 13.25 4% UNC in PNC no Privymark
2019 [Env] 14,500 5% UNC in 26 Coin Tube with Privymark
2019 [Env] 2,000 1.6% UNC in Prestige PNC with Privymark

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