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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Melbourne City of Sport - Silver Proof

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne City of Sport - Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne City of Sport - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.58 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 782
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

XVIII Commonwealth Games - Melbourne

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2006
IRB
· 5 DOLLARS ·

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

Depicts the attractive Melbourne landscape along the famous Yarra River which flows through the heart of the city.

Lettering:
XVIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES
MELBOURNE 2006

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

Continuous reeding

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Melbourne City of Sport - Silver Proof) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games mark the fourth occasion Australia has provided the venue for the games following on from Sydney (1938), Perth (1962) and Brisbane (1982). This coin released in a case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Also released in a Three Coin Set with a Selectively Gold Plated $50 Tri-colour coin and a Commonwealth Nations $5 Uncirculated Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  2,063 Proof in Three Coin Set
2006  2,991 Proof sold separately

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