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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 70th Wedding Anniversary

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 70th Wedding Anniversary) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 70th Wedding Anniversary) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

70th Wedding Anniversary Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Phillip

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2017
1 DOLLAR
IRB

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.

Reverse

The shield from the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom alongside the shield from the Coat of Arms of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The design also includes the floral emblems of Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England as well as St Edward’s Crown.

Lettering:
70TH ANNIVERSARY ROYAL WEDDING
1947 - 2017
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The Perth Mint and Australia Post proudly celebrate this superb postal numismatic cover of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. Features a specially minted Australian Legal Tender $1 coin, with an official Australia Post stamp and postmarked the 20th November the date of the Royal wedding.
 

The Queen, then known as Princess Elizabeth, married the Duke of Edinburgh, known then as Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, at Westminster Abbey in London at 11.30am on 20 November 1947.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017 P 7,500 UNC in PNC

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