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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 100 Years of Swimming Excellence

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 100 Years of Swimming Excellence) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 100 Years of Swimming Excellence) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.2 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

100 Years of Swimming Excellence

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2009
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

Depiction of a freestyle swimmer with water splashes composed of silhouetted swimming figures. The official Logo of Swimming Australia above,

Lettering:
swimming australia
celebrating 100 years of excellence
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

This coin celebrating 100 Years of Swimming Excellence in Australia was released by the Perth mint in a coincard.
 

A Silver Proof version of the coin was released in a plush box.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009 P 8,467 UNC in Coincard

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