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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Red Kangaroo

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Red Kangaroo) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Red Kangaroo) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1994-1995
Value 5 Dollars
AUD = 3.39 USD
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 1.571 g
Diameter 13.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 241
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

The Australian Nugget

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
RDM
· 5 DOLLARS ·

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Red Kangaroo facing front, date below

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1/20 OZ 9999 GOLD
P
· 1994 ·

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994 P Proof
1995 P 200,000

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