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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Steam Railways - Silver Proof

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Steam Railways - Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Steam Railways - Silver Proof) -  reverse

Obverse © wucoinbanknote - Reverse © Royal Australian Mint

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2004
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.58 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.6 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 3.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 730
  • 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

150 Years of Australian Steam Railways

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2004
· 5 DOLLARS ·
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

Old steam train in front of a map of Australia

Lettering:
1854-2004
150 YEARS OF STEAM RAILWAYS IN AUSTRALIA

Edge

Reeded

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Steam Railways - Silver Proof) -  obverse

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

Comments

Issued by the RAM in 2004 to celebrate 150 Years of Steam railways in Australia.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2004  14,070 Proof

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