1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Ram's Head

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ram's Head) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ram's Head) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1504
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Ram's Head Shilling - Australian Wool


4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara


Engraver: 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.


The Head of the Merino Ram, which showed on Australian shilling coins (1938-1963) until Australia introduced decimal coinage.
Seven pointed star to left and right, C Mintmark above right star


Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.


7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ram's Head) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


This Aluminium-bronze NCLT coin was issued by the RAM as a restrike design & to commemorate the Australian pre decimal Shilling coin. Various Mintmarks, Privymarks & Counterstamps were used with this coin as follows...

It was initially issued in a four coin UNC set with "C" Mintmark & [B]-[M]-[S] Privymarks

The coin was also issued with "C" mintmark at the RAM Gallery Press (mintage unknown).

It was later also issued with "[H]-[A]-[D]-[P] Privymarks in a second four coin UNC Set"

The coin was also issued at the ANDA Shows in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide with relevant  (P), (B), (M), (S) & (A) Counterstamps. ((M) & (S) Shown here.

A Fine Silver (.999) version with a "C" Mintmark was also released in a capsule inside a plush black box with numbered certificate. A 1/10oz 99.99 Proof Gold version was also available.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2011 (A) 5,002 14% Adelaide Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2011 (B) 5,000 10% Brisbane Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2011 (M) 4,997 10% Melbourne Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2011 (P) 5,100 8% Perth Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2011 (S) 5,000 12% Sydney Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2011 [A] 14,998 28% Adelaide Privymark (ADHP Four Coin set)
2011 [B] 24,996 24% Brisbane Privymark (CBMS Four Coin Set)
2011 [D] 14,998 18% Darwin Privymark (ADHP Four Coin set)
2011 [H] 14,998 5.81 30% Hobart Privymark (ADHP Four Coin set)
2011 [M] 24,996 24% Melbourne Privymark (CBMS Four Coin Set)
2011 [P] 14,998 18% Perth Privymark (ADHP Four Coin set)
2011 [S] 24,996 22% Sydney Privymark (CBMS Four Coin Set)
2011 C 24,996 56% Canberra Mintmark (CBMS Four Coin Set)
2011 C 6% Canberra Mintmark (Gallery Press) Mintage unknown

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