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100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Nugget - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1997-1998
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 31.1 g
Diameter 32.1 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Two Kangaroos

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

Two kangaroos standing and looking around

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1 OZ. 9999 GOLD
· 1998 ·

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997  375 0% Proof
1998  350,000 100% UNC

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Numista Rarity index: 93 Search tips
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Bullion value: 1,950.73 USD Search tips
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