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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australia II - America's Cup Victory

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.73 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australia II - America's Cup Victory 25 Years

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
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 the Racing Yacht "Australia II"

Lettering:
America's Cup Victory
1983 - 2008 \
AUSTRALIA II
25
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Released by the Perth Mint to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Victory of the Racing Yacht "Australia II" in the America's Cup Yacht Tournament in 1983.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P 4,889 Proof - Colourised

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