1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin) -  reverse

Obverse © Heritage Auctions - Reverse © Perth Mint

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.11 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 695
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Rooster

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
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

An alert rooster with the rising sun in the background and the Chinese character for rooster to the right.

Lettering:
2
0
0
5
1 OZ 999 SILVER

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $1 One Ounce Silver Lunar Series 1 Coin.

This is the Gilded version of the coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  1 441 67% Proof
2005  293 0% Proof - In 3 Coin Set
2005  92 691 42% UNC
2005  38 000 0% UNC - Colourised
2005  28 960 0% UNC - Gilded
2005  8 832 0% UNC - Gilded & Colourised

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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