1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 2012 Australian Olympic Team - Victory

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2012 Australian Olympic Team - Victory) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2012 Australian Olympic Team - Victory) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 192580
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References KM# 1807
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Australian 2012 London Olympic Team

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2012
1 DOLLAR
IRB

Designer: 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

Features a representation of an Olympian in a triumphant pose with arms raised against the word VICTORY. The design includes the Official Team Logo and the inscription 2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM.

Lettering:
2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM
VICTORY
P

Edge

Continuous reeding

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2012 Australian Olympic Team - Victory) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by Australia Post was a ring folder containing 7 PNC's each celebrating a Gold Medal to Australia. Each PNC had a different postage stamp of the winning person or team but contained the same coin. An eighth gold medal was award to Australia just prior to the 2016 Games due to the disqualification of a Russian athlete for drug irregularities . No PNC was issued by Australia Post for this Gold Medal.
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The coin was also issued in a 5 coin folder containing each different coin in the Olympic series.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2012 P 2 231 17% UNC in 5 Coin Folder
2012 P 7 128 83% UNC in PNC
2012 P 1 000 17% UNC in PNC Limited edition

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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