5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Red Kangaroo

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Red Kangaroo) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Red Kangaroo) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1994-1995
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.86 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 1.55 g
Diameter 14.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 241
  • 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

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 looking right, date below

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

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994 P 250 67% Proof
1995 P 300 33% Proof

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