1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Snake

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Snake) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Snake) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 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

Year of the Snake

Series: Lunar series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2013
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

Snake curled around a tree branch, Chinese character for Snake to the right

Lettering:
P
Year of the Snake

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Snake) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Struck by the Perth Mint but issued exclusively by Australia Post in PNC Issue 1 of 2013.
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013 P 100 UNC in Brisbane APTA PNC
2013 P 28,205 UNC in PNC

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