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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Figures of Note - Macarthur & Farrer

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Figures of Note - Macarthur & Farrer) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Figures of Note - Macarthur & Farrer) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.67 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.60 mm
Thickness 4.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 845
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

40th Anniversary of Decimalisation

Obverse

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

Lettering:
· ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2006 ·
IRB
1 DOLLAR

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

John Macarthur and William James Farrer as they appeared on the first $2 note.

Lettering:
1oz 999 SILVER
P
WR
John Macarthur - William Farrer

Edge

Continuous reeding

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

John Macarthur (1767–1834), a noted contributor to the development of the Australian wool industry, as he appeared on the front of the first $2 note; and William James Farrer (1845–1906), the developer of drought resistant 'Federation' wheat, as he appeared on the back of the first $2 note.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006 P 1,000 Proof
2006 P 150 Proof ; Five coin set with 5 notes
2006 P 1,259 Proof; Five coin set

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