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100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Koala - Platinum Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1988-1989
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Platinum (.999)
Weight 31.185 g
Diameter 32.1 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 111
  • 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

Australian Koala Platinum Coin

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
100 DOLLARS
RDM

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

Seated Koala looking forwards with date below

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN KOALA 1 OZ 9995 PLATINUM
1988 MT

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1988  12,000 67% Proof
1989  2,500 0% Proof in Set
1989  79,043 33% UNC

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Bullion value: 935.24 USD Search tips
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