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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Henry Lawson - 150 Years

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.50 g
Diameter 30.60 mm
Thickness 3.10 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

150th Anniversary of Henry Lawson

Obverse

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

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH II ·
AUSTRALIA 2017
· 1 DOLLAR ·

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

A large 150 with the zero being a silhouette of Lawson's head. Beading next to the rim. Henry Lawson's signature in lower half of coin.

Lettering:
150TH ANNIVERSARY
Henry Lawson
P

Edge

Continuous reeding

Comments

This stamp and coin cover celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Australian poet Henry Lawson. Henry Lawson (1867 – 1922) was an Australian writer and poet born near the gold mining centre of Grenfell, New South Wales, on 17 June 1867. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest poetry and short-story writers of the colonial period.
Official Australia Post Stamp
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1.00 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.

Presentation Packaging
Each coin is housed in a beautifully designed card featuring images of Henry Lawson. The card includes a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs.


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2017 P 7,500 UNC PNC
2017 P 500 UNC PNC ANDA Melbourne Money Expo

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Henry Lawson - 150 Years)