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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Kangaroo - Silver Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) plated silver (.999) (Selectively Plated)
Weight 31.6 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 837a
  • 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

Silver Kangaroo

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2006
IRB

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

Kangaroo leaping left with Joey in pouch over a stylised image of the outline of Australia.

Lettering:
ONE OUNCE FINE SILVER
ONE DOLLAR

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

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Released by the RAM in 2006 in three different versions. Frosted Uncirculated in a card, Proof in a plush case and Frosted Uncirculated with the Kangaroo finished in Gold Plate, the image above is of the plated coin.

Non plated coins are KM# 837, the plated coin is KM# 837a

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2006  7,382 28% Proof
2006  18,295 78% UNC - Reverse Frosted
2006  6,150 0% UNC - Gilded

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