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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Kookaburra

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse 2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1992-1993
Value 2 Dollars
AUD = 1.35 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.77 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 3.71 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 179
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
RDM
· 2 DOLLARS ·

Engraver: 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

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 2 OZ. 999 SILVER
· 1993 ·

Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

Edge

Milled (in German: geriffelter Rand); 4 * 18 (90 degree)

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra)

Comments

"Holey Dollar" privy mark

"Emu" privy mark

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992  500 "George V" (small head) privy mark; Proof
1992  1,000 "Holey Dollar" privy mark; Specimen
1992  5,000 Proof
1992  UNC
1993  1,000 "Dump" privy mark; Specimen
1993  1,000 "Emu" privy mark; Specimen
1993  1,000 "Team Australia" privy Mark; Specimen
1993  1,000 "Whales" privy mark; Specimen
1993  35,329 UNC

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Numista Rarity index: 75 Search tips
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Bullion value: 36.70 USD Search tips
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