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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Macquarie Island

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Macquarie Island) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Macquarie Island) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad printed)
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1613
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Macquarie Island

Series: World Heritage Sites

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2011
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

The coin's coloured reverse represents Macquarie Island's rugged coastline, the design includes the fur seal, one of several species of marine life that breed on the island.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA $1
MACQUARIE ISLAND
P

Designer: Ryan Vanderweil

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Part of a set of World Heritage Sites Aluminium-bronze coloured coins issued by the Perth Mint. All coins were issued on a coincard.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011 P 3,425 UNC in Coincard

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