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

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

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2018
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 3.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dog

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 dog detailed in pure Australian opal. The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of stylised leaves and flowers . The design includes the inscription YEAR OF THE DOG , the 2018 year date and the Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark as well as the designer's initials NM.

Lettering:
YEAR OF THE DOG
2018
P
NM

Engraver: Natasha Muhl

Edge

Continuous reeding

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born under the influence of the sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2018 P 5,000 Proof

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