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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1992-1993
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.44 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.77 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 3.71 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 179
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

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

Kookaburra sitting on a branch

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 (3rd Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

"Holey Dollar" privy mark

"Emu" privy mark

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992  500 2% "George V" (small head) privy mark; Proof
1992  1,000 7% "Holey Dollar" privy mark; Specimen
1992  5,000 50.85 37% Proof
1992  84,782 44.08 41% UNC
1993  1,000 5% "Dump" privy mark; Specimen
1993  1,000 7% "Emu" privy mark; Specimen
1993  1,000 2% "Team Australia" privy Mark; Specimen
1993  1,000 5% "Whales" privy mark; Specimen
1993  3,290 0% Proof
1993  35,329 39% UNC

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