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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Mombassa Kangaroo - Silver

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.105 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1061a
  • 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

Reg Mombassa - Silver Kangaroo

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
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

An outdoor scene of a kangaroo holding a football facing left

Lettering:
one dollar REG M
ONE OUNCE FINE SILVER

Engraver: Reg Mombassa

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Released by the RAM in 2008 is this Fine Silver Uncirculated coin. It was designed by Reg Mombassa a famous Australian Artist who specialised in abstract design. It was issued in a coincard.
 
The $1 Fine Silver Proof 1 ounce version of the coin was released in a plush case.


The coin was issued with a 2008 date in a number of other ways.

As a $1 Reverse Frosted Uncirculated Copper-nickel coin in a coincard.
As a $1 Fine Silver Gilded Proof 1 ounce coin in a plush case.
As a $10 Fine Gold Proof 1/10 ounce coin in a wooden case.

In 2009 the $1 coin was re-issued in Colourised Fine Silver Proof form as part of a three Coin set.
See links to other coins below.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2008  7,500 40% Proof in Case
2008  10,000 84.17 60% UNC Reverse Frosted

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