15 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 15 Dollars
15.00 AUD = 12 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 3.12 g
Diameter 16.1 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 526
  • 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

Year of the Dragon

Series: Lunar Series 1

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
15 DOLLARS
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

Chinese dragon dueling with the Pearl of Wisdom, chinese character for Dragon to the right.

Lettering:
2
0
0
0
1/10 OZ 9999 GOLD

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

15 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Gold Bullion Coin) -  obverse

© Wiehopf

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $15, One Tenth Ounce Gold Lunar Series 1 Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000  3,841 Proof
2000  2,886 Proof - In 3 Coin Set
2000  23,706 203.42 UNC

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