1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Leopard Seal

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Leopard Seal) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Leopard Seal) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.76 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 197031
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References KM# 1018
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Leopard Seal

Series: Australian Antarctic Territory


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


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.


Coloured image of a Leopard Seal (Hydrurgo leptonyx) and its pup, which occur exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, generally inhabiting pack ice surrounding the Antarctic continent. These solitary, predatory animals with spotted body markings also frequent larger sub-Antarctic islands, including Australia's Heard and Macquarie Islands, and have even been sighted in Tasmania.

Australian Antarctic Territory
1 OZ 99.9 SILVER


Continuous reeding


P Perth Mint, Australia


The 2nd release from The Perth Mint's popular Australian Antarctic Territory Series commemorates the Leopard Seal.

As part of the Australian Antarctic Division's scientific program, researchers are studying the abundance and movements of Leopard and other pack-ice seals to help monitor changes that occur in the region in response to global warming.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005 P 7 500 Proof

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