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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II "Sydney 2000 Series" Silver Bullion Coinage

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Sydney 2000 Series" Silver Bullion Coinage) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Sydney 2000 Series" Silver Bullion Coinage) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 5 Dollars
5 AUD = 3.41 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.635 g
Diameter 40.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 371
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Sydney 2000 Olympics Series - A Sea Change I

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
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

Australian map above multicolor logo, Olympic logo at bottom

Lettering: Sydney 2000

Engraver: Stuart Devlin , Nova Peris-Kneebone

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000 C 100,000 (1998) Proof

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