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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 1993-1994
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# 230
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
· 1994 ·

Comments

Proof (American Eagle Privy Mark)

Proof (George V small head)Privy mark, depicting the obverse design of the sovereigns minted at Perth Mint 1911-1928, featuring King George V, KM# 29. NAA International Coin Fair in Perth, 20-21 August, 1994 Release

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993  Proof
1993  500 Proof (American Eagle Privy Mark)
1993  750 Proof (Sydney Mint Sovereign Privy Mark)
1993  UNC
1994  Proof
1994  1,500 Proof (Edward V Privy Mark)
1994  1,000 Proof (George V large head Privy Mark)
1994  1,500 Proof (George V small head Privy Mark)
1994  UNC

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