10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Mombassa Kangaroo - Gold Proof

Features

Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = USD 7.51
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 3.11 g
Diameter 17.53 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 200812
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 1061d
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

Reg Mombassa - Gold Kangaroo

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
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

An outdoor scene of a kangaroo holding a football facing left

Scripts: Latin, Latin (cursive)

Lettering:
REG M
ten dollars

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Released by the RAM in 2008 is this $10 Fine Gold Proof coin. It was designed by Reg Mombassa a famous Australian Artist who specialised in abstract design. It was issued in a wooden case with certificate.


The coin was also issued as a $1 coin with a 2008 date in a number of other ways.

As a $1 Copper-nickel Reverse Frosted Uncirculated coin in a coincard.
As a $1 Fine Silver Reverse Frosted Uncirculated 1 ounce coin in a coincard.
As a $1 Fine Silver Proof 1 ounce coin in a plush case.
As a $1 Fine Silver Gilded Proof 1 ounce coin in a plush case.

In 2009 the $1 coin was re-issued in Colourised Fine Silver Proof form as part of a Three Coin set.
See links to other coins below.

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  1 000 Proof in Wooden Case

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