2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

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Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1996-1997
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = USD 1.48
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.207 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 18743
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References KM# 319
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series


3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem


Designer: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.


Kookaburra sitting on a branch

2 OZ. 999 SILVER 1997




Perth Mint, Australia


Privy Mark - Threepence.                       Privy Mark - Crown.                    Privy Mark - Shilling.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1996  650 4% Proof - No Privy
1996  1 500 8% Proof. Privy Mark - Johanna
1997  500 4% Crown Privy in 2 Coin Set with 1937 Crown
1997  $ 87 75% Specimen quality.
1997  4 000 25% Specimen quality. Privy Mark - Crown.
1997  2 000 13% Specimen quality. Privy Mark - Shilling.
1997  2 000 13% Specimen quality. Privy Mark - Threepence.

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