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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - UNESCO Great Barrier Reef

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - UNESCO Great Barrier Reef) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - UNESCO Great Barrier Reef) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad printed)
Weight 31.104 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Great Barrier Reef

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2015
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

Clownfish swimming above anemonies with UNESCO logo

Lettering:
GREAT BARRIER REEF AUSTRALIA
1
DOLLAR
UNESCO

Engraver: A. Baggio

Edge

Continuous reeding

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

Comments

Stretching over 2,600 kilometres on Australia's north-east coast, the Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of breathtaking natural beauty. Boasting spectacular coral reefs, fish, dolphins and whales, it attracts over two million visitors each year.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  5,000 Proof

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