1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Chinese Lion Dance

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Chinese Lion Dance) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Chinese Lion Dance) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 217108
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Commemorative issue

Chinese Happy New Year


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


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.


Chinese Dragon in colour with Chinese character for Dragon above.

Lettering: P



1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Chinese Lion Dance) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


P Perth Mint, Australia


Struck by the Perth Mint but issued exclusively by Australia Post in PNC Issue 2 of 2015 (8,888 Copies).

This was the only Happy Chinese New Year coin issued by the Perth Mint in Australian currency so far.
The ones released in following years were issued in Tuvalu currency.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 P 8 888 UNC in PNC

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