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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Rat

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rat) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rat) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.3 g
Diameter 30.2 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Rat

Series: Lunar Series

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
1 DOLLAR
IRB

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

Chinese Character for Rat above two Rats.

Lettering:

P

Translation: 鼠 = Rat

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Struck by the Perth Mint and issued exclusively by Australia Post in PNC issue 1 of 2008.
 

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P UNC in PNC

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