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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Submarine Service

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Submarine Service) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Submarine Service) -  reverse

© Richard Thomas

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad printed)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.60 mm
Thickness 4.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Centenary of the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
IRB
1oz 999 SILVER 2014
1 DOLLAR

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

Design includes the dolphins and crown that feature in the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service ship's badge, the inscription CENTENARY OF AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES 1914-2014,and the Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.

Lettering:
CENTENARY OF AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES 1914-2014
P
WR

Engraver: Wade Robinson

Edge

Continuous reeding with the inscribed words SILENT SERVICE appearing three time around the edge of the coin.

Lettering: SILENT SERVICE · SILENT SERVICE · SILENT SERVICE ·

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Submarine Service) -  obverse

© Richard Thomas

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

On 24 May 1914 the Royal Australian Navy took delivery of its first submarines in Sydney, the two British built E-class vessels HMAS AE1 and HMAS AE2 as part of a substantial upgrade of Australia's fledgling naval fleet.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014 P 2,620 Proof

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