5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Grey Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1990-1991
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.93 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 1.55 g
Diameter 14.1 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 140
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Kangaroo

Series: The Australian Nugget

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
5 DOLLARS
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

Grey kangaroo standing facing right, turning head to look left

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1/20 OZ. 9999 GOLD
GREY KANGAROO
1990

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint as a Numismatic Proof coin in 1990
Issued by the Perth Mint as a UNC Bullion coin in 1991

This is the 1991 Bullion version.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1990  6,589 Proof
1990  1,119 Proof - In 3 Coin Set
1990  2,248 Proof - In 5 Coin Set
1991  112,965 UNC

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