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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Opal chips)
Weight 31.107 g
Diameter 36.6 mm
Thickness 4.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Rooster

Series: Australian Opal Lunar

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1 DOLLAR
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

Incorporates an inner panel of a rooster detailed in pure Australian opal. The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of stylised leaves . The design includes the inscription YEAR OF THE ROOSTER , the 2017 year date and the Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark.

Lettering:
YEAR OF THE ROOSTER
2017
P

Engraver: Ing Ing Jong

Edge

Continuous reeding

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017. Those born under the influence of the sign are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest and sociable.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017 P 5,000 Proof

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