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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Kookaburra

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1994-1995
Value 2 Dollars
2 AUD = 1.37 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.207 g
Diameter 50 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 261
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
· 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
· 1995 ·

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994 P Proof
1995  1,500 "1 Florin" (KM#31) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "1 Florin" (KM#33) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "1 Florin" (KM#33) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "1 Florin" (KM#47) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "1 Florin" (KM#47) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "King Georg V Small Head, headed left (KM# 32) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "Royal Visit Florin" (KM#55) privy mark; Proof
1995  1,500 "Royal Visit Florin" (KM#55) privy mark; Proof
1995  UNC

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