1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australian Wool
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
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Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
Shearer bending over a sheep and shearing it standing on a map of Australia. To the left is a depiction of curly wool.
RIDING ON THE SHEEP'S BACK - AUSTRALIAN WOOL
7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)
© Mike Bentley
This NCLT Aluminium-bronze $1 coin was released by the RAM in two different Two Coin Sets, (UNC & Proof).
The coins were commemorating 200 Years of Wool Exporting from Australia to the rest of the world.
The other coin in the sets was a Copper-nickel NCLT 20 Cent coin (KM# 1502)
This was the Uncirculated Set.
This was the Proof Set
The arrival of the Merino Sheep with the First Fleet in 1788 began one of Australia's most successful industries. After the first commecial wool export to England in 1811 it was often said that Australia "Rode on the sheeps back" as wool became the foundation of our burgeoning economy.
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|2011||10,500||Proof 2 Coin Set|
|2011||30,002||7.10||UNC 2 Coin Set|
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