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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Nugget - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1992-1993
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.66 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 1.556 g
Diameter 14.1 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Gold Nugget - Nailtailed Wallaby

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

Wallaby standing facing right.

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1/20 OZ .9999 GOLD
1992

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint in 1992 as Proof Coin
Issued by the Perth Mint in 1993 as Bullion Coin

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992  1,160 Proof
1992  264 Proof in 3 Coin Set
1992  628 Proof in 5 Coin set
1993  176,006 UNC

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