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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Royal Wedding 2018

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Royal Wedding 2018) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Royal Wedding 2018) -  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 Aluminium-bronze (Pad printed)
Weight 13.5 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Marriage of Prince Henry and Ms Meghan Markle

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2018
1 DOLLAR
IRB

Designer: 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

Official colour image of the happy couple released after their engagement. In the background is a representation of Windsor Castle, where they were married in a historic ceremony watched by an estimated 29 million people across the world. The inscriptions ‘H.R.H. PRINCE HENRY OF WALES & MS. MEGHAN MARKLE’ and ‘19 MAY 2018’, the date of the wedding, are also included in the coin design.

Lettering:
‘H.R.H. PRINCE HENRY OF WALES & MS. MEGHAN MARKLE
19 MAY 2018
P

Edge

Continuous reeding

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The coin is housed within a beautifully illustrated, royal wedding themed envelope with an official Australia Post stamp and is postmarked for the first day of issue. (PNC Issue 12 of 2018, 7,000 Copies)

This highly collectable postal numismatic cover houses the coin within a beautifully illustrated, royal wedding themed envelope. The envelope features an official Australia Post $1 stamp depicting the royal couple on their wedding day and is postmarked the date of the royal wedding,  19 May 2018, Windsor NSW 2756.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2018 P 7,000 UNC in PNC

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