1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Mombassa Kangaroo - Silver Gilded Proof


Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = USD 0.72
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) plated silver (.999) (Selectively Plated)
Weight 31.1035 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 200813
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 1061b
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 - Silver Gilded Kangaroo


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

Script: Latin


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.


An outdoor scene of a kangaroo holding a football facing left. The Kangaroo and football are finished in Gilt

Scripts: Latin, Latin (cursive)

one dollar REG M

Designer: Reg Mombassa




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


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

The coin was issued 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 $10 Fine Silver Gold Proof 1/10 ounce coin in a wooden case.

 In 2009 the $1 coin was re-issued in Colourised Fine Silver Proof form as part of a Three Coin set.
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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  5 463 Proof - Gilded in Case

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