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 = 0.77 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 ↑↑
References KM# 1358
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, 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 / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

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

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

© Mike Bentley

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 8.38 UNC in Coincard

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