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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II The Holey Dollar

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (The Holey Dollar) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (The Holey Dollar) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1989
Value 1 Dollar
1 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.10 g
Diameter 38.20 mm
Thickness 4.30 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 131
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

The Holey Dollar

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
ONE DOLLAR

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

Freshwater Crocodiles

Lettering:
ONE OUNCE · THE HOLEY DOLLAR · 999 SILVER
1989

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1989  45,000 38.05 Proof

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