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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Ox - Silver Bullion Coin

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Ox -  Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Ox -  Silver Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.45 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.2 g
Diameter 54 mm
Thickness 2.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1751
  • 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

Year of the Ox

Series: Lunar series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
2oz 999 SILVER 2009 2 DOLLARS

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

Ox and calf standing on grass with hills in the background.

Lettering:

P
Year of the Ox

Translation:
Cattle
P
Year of the Ox

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald

Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009 P 18,570 UNC

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