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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Emperor Penguin

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Emperor Penguin) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Emperor Penguin) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 1 dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4.0 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 1826
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Emperor Penguin

Obverse

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
· 1 DOLLAR ·

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

The coin’s reverse depicts a 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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012 P 6,563 Proof

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Emperor Penguin)