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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Kookaburra

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse 10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1995-1996
Value 10 Dollars
10 AUD = 6.77 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 311.067 g
Diameter 75.50 mm
Thickness 8.70 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 291
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
RDM
· 10 DOLLARS ·

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Kookaburra in Flight

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA
10 OZ. 999 SILVER
1995

Engraver: Tony Dean

Tony Dean, is a medal maker and coin designer. A designer, engraver and sculptor of custom designed medals, plaques and coins, he worked with both the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mint.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995 P 800 "USA Gold Eagle on inlay Gold" privy mark; Proof
1995 P 1,300 Proof
1996  UNC

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