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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 6th Portrait - Great Southern Land

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Great Southern Land) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Great Southern Land) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2020
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.73 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Opal chips)
Weight 31.107 g
Diameter 36.6 mm
Thickness 3.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

The Great Southern Land

Obverse

6th portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem and the Victorian Coronation Necklace and the monetary denomination.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1 DOLLAR
JC

Designer: Jody Clark

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.

Reverse

A central opal insert in the shape of the Australian continent. The outer rim of the coin depicts representations of iconic land animals including a kangaroo, emu, koala, echidna and wombat, among others. Also included on the reverse is the coin’s 2020 year-date, its weight and fineness, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Lettering: 2020 1oz 9999 SILVER

Designer: Aleysha Howarth

Edge

Continuous reeding

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

For centuries, Europeans speculated about Terra Australis Incognita – or the great unknown south land. Maritime explorers eventually confirmed its existence, revealing the island continent to be the home of an extraordinary range of wildlife and natural treasures.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2020 P 5,000 Proof

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