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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Ken Done Kangaroo

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ken Done Kangaroo) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ken Done Kangaroo) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 27.22 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1083
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Ken Done - Kangaroo

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2009
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

Stylised image of a Kangaroo leaping right under the Australian Sun.

Lettering:
ONE DOLLAR
Ken Done

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Released by the RAM in 2009 is this Copper-nickel reverse frosted coin. It was designed by Ken Done a famous Australian Artist who specialised in modernistic, colourful artwork & design. It was issued in a coincard.
 

The coin was issued in 2009 in a number of other ways.
As a $1 Fine Silver Proof 1 ounce coin in a plush case.
As a $1 Fine Silver Reverse Frosted Uncirculated 1 ounce coin in a coincard.
As a $1 Fine Silver Gilded Proof 1 ounce coin in a plush case.
As a $1 Colourised Fine Silver Proof 1 ounce coin as part of a three Coin set.
As a $10 Fine Gold Proof 1/10 ounce coin in a wooden case.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  7,522 UNC in Coincard

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