1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Emperor Penguin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 1 dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Emperor Penguin)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 43671
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References KM# 1826
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Emperor Penguin

Series: Australian Antarctic Territory

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1 DOLLAR
IRB

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.

Reverse

Coloured image of Emperor Penguins and two chicks standing on ice floes, which appear within the outline of Antarctica. The Perth ‘P’ mintmark is included in the design.

Lettering:
2012 - EMPEROR PENGUIN
Australian Antarctic Territory
1 OZ 99.9 SILVER

Engraver: Wade Robinson

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The 9th release from The Perth Mint's popular Australian Antarctic Territory Series commemorates the Emperor Penguin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012 P 7 500 Proof

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