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

25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin) -  obverse25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 25 Dollars
25.00 AUD = 18 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 7.776 g
Diameter 22.6 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1672
  • 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

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
1/4 OZ 9999 GOLD 2012 25 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

Depiction of Dragon, Chinese character for Dragon below it, Pearl of wisdom on the right and English lettering at the bottom.

Lettering:

Year of the Dragon
P

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  - $25 One Quarter Ounce Gold Lunar Series 2 Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012 P 3,271 Proof
2012 P 1,731 Proof - Coloured
2012 P 2,231 Proof - In 3 Coin Set
2012 P 18,620 UNC
2012 P 6,099 UNC - Coloured

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