25 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin

25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin) -  obverse25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1989-1990
Value 25 Dollars
25.00 AUD = 20 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 7.78 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 37053
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 119
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

Australian Nugget Kangaroo

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
25 DOLLARS
RDM

Designer: 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

Kangaroo bounding left

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET ¼ OZ. 9999 GOLD
RED KANGAROO
· 1990 ·

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1989  3 480 55% Proof
1990  86 303 45% UNC

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