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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Mammal Fossil Sites

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mammal Fossil Sites) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mammal Fossil Sites) -  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# 1615
  • 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

Mammal Fossil Sites

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

Colourised depiction of the Riversleigh Fossil Mammal Site and incorporates a recreation of the [i]Thylacoieo carnifex[/i] marsupial lion - one of the many mammal fossils found at Naracoorte.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA $1
AUSTRALIAN FOSSIL MAMMAL SITES
P

Engraver: Ryan Vanderwiel

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 1,825 UNC in Coincard

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