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150 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Tasmanian Blue Gum - Gold Proof

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 150 Dollars
150.00 AUD = 107 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 15.16 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Tasmanian Blue Gum - Tasmania

Series: Gold Floral Emblem Series

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1996
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

Depiction of a Tasmanian Blue Gum sprig with flowers and seed pods.

Lettering:
150 DOLLARS
HH

Designer: Horst Hahne

Horst Hahne PSM, is an Australian sculptor, medallist and designer. Signature: "HH"

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

Comments

Released by the RAM as part of a series of nine $150 15.51gram Australian Floral Emblem Gold coins between 1995 to 2003.

All nine coins in a presentation box.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  1,503 Proof

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