10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra - Silver Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1995-1996
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = 7.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 311.067 g
Diameter 75.5 mm
Thickness 8.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 291
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

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
10 DOLLARS
RDM

Designer: 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
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint in Proof Finish in various sets and also with a USA Gold Eagle privy mark in 1995 and in Bullion Uncirculated finish in 1996.

This is an image of the 1996 Uncirculated non privy mark version. (Thanks to Numista member BMPJ)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995 P 280 Proof 3 coin set (Ten Ounce Collection)
1995 P 1,000 Proof 4 coin set (Kilo Collection)
1995 P 800 USA Gold Eagle Privy Mark
1996 P 7,557 UNC

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