1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Wet Tropics of Queensland

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Wet Tropics of Queensland) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Wet Tropics of Queensland) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.77 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# 1612
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Wet Tropics of Queensland

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

Wet Tropic’s spectacular landscape, featuring colourised waterfall and native Burrawang Palms. The design also includes the Indigenous southern cassowary, a large flightless bird related to the emu.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA $1
WET TROPICS OF QUEENSLAND
P

Designer: Ryan Vanderweil

Edge

Reeded

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Wet Tropics of Queensland) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

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 2,898 UNC in Coincard

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