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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Last Australian Penny

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Last Australian Penny) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Last Australian Penny) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2004
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Bimetallic: copper center in silver (.999) ring
Weight 56.2300 g
Diameter 50 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 725
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

40th Anniversary of the Last Australian Penny

Obverse

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2004
+ ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRATIA·REGINA·F:D:
1 DOLLAR

Engraver: Mary Gillick

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.

Reverse

Lettering:
·1911· ·1964·
AUSTRALIA
1964
PENNY

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald , George Edward Kruger Gray

Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2004  16,437 Proof

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