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100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin

100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin) -  obverse100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin) -  reverse

Obverse © Perth Mint

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 73 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 31.107 g
Diameter 39.34 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dragon

Series: Lunar Series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1oz 9999 GOLD 2012 100 DOLLARS

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

Traditional Chinese Dragon interacting with a Pearl of Wisdom, Chinese character for Dragon below.

Lettering:

Year of the Dragon

Translation: 龍 = Dragon

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $100 One Ounce Gold Lunar Series 2 Coin.

UNC & Proof Coins have a diameter of 39.34mm - 2.3mm thickness
Proof High Relief Coin has a diameter of  27.3mm - 3.5mm thickness

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012 P 2,302 Proof
2012 P 1,068 Proof - Colourised
2012 P 388 Proof - High Relief
2012 P 3,000 Proof - In 3 Coin Set
2012 P 30,000 UNC
2012 P 471 UNC - Colourised

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