1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = USD 0.74
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 47581
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References KM# 804
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne


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


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.


Participant Atheletes Running and Jumping

2006 1 DOLLAR

Engraver: Tony Dean

Tony Dean, is a medal maker and coin designer. A designer, engraver and sculptor of custom designed medals, plaques and coins, he worked with both the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mint.


7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


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


2006 saw Melbourne, Australia, host the XVIIIth Commonwealth Games in which 71 countries participated in 247 events including aquatics, cycling, gymnastics and shooting. The event was officially opened by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 15th March 2006. The RAM released this NCLT coin in a coincard to celebrate the event. The coin was actually minted at the RAM in Canberra despite the (M) Counterstamp on the coin.

Sixteen NCLT 50 cent coins were also released in coincards and an Album to commemorate the Games as well as two $5 NCLT Coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006 (M) 58 505 $ 3.64 UNC in Coincard

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