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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 6th Portrait - Kookaburra - 30th Anniversary High Relief

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Kookaburra - 30th Anniversary High Relief) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Kookaburra - 30th Anniversary High Relief) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2020
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.45 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Selective gold plating on fauna)
Weight 62.213 g
Diameter 40.9 mm
Thickness 7.28 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

30th Anniversary of the Kookaburra Bullion Coin

Series: Australian Kookaburra

Obverse

A representation of Stuart Devlin's depiction of a kookaburra perched on a tree branch as it appeared on the 1990 Australian Kookaburra Silver Proof coin. A miniature representation of the Jody Clark's effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1990 2020
2 DOLLARS

Designers: Jody Clark , Stuart Devlin

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.
Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

Reverse

Kookaburra perched on corrugated rooftop at dawn with stylised rays of light in the background. The bird and outer ring of the coin are gilded in 24-carat gold. Also included is the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 30TH ANNIVERSARY, the Perth Mint P minmark, weight and purity.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA
2oz 9999 SILVER
JM
P
30TH ANNIVERSARY

Designer: Jennifer McKenna

Edge

Gilded continuous reeding

Lettering: None

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Kookaburra - 30th Anniversary High Relief) -  obverse

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Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

First issued by The Perth Mint in 1990, the Australian Kookaburra portrays a new impression of the famous bush bird each year. With its unmistakable laughing call, the kookaburra is synonymous with Australia – from the outback to the back yard.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2020 P 1,000 Proof Gilded

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