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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australian Olympic Team - Silver Proof

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australian Olympic Team - Beijing 2008

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
1 DOLLAR
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

Athlete sprinting to the left with a Chinese Dragon swirling around him.
Australian Flag & Olympic Rings below.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM 8-8-08
1oz 999 SILVER

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

This $1 Fine Silver Australia Olympic Team Proof Coin was issued by the Perth Mint to commemorate Australia's participation in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing China. It was issued in capsule in a plush case.


On 8 August 2008, the world's best sportsmen and women converge on the Chinese capital for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. After finishing fourth overall with 49 medals at Athens 2004, an Australian Olympic team comprising nearly 500 athletes is proudly participating in Beijing. Coin is mintmarked with The Perth Mint's 'P'.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  4,758 Proof in Case (Max Mintage 8,808)

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