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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - World Youth Day

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - World Youth Day) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - World Youth Day) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 13.75 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1682
  • 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

World Youth Day Sydney 2008

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1 DOLLAR
IRB

Designer: 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

Colourised Image of Pope Benedict XVI to the left and the World Youth Day logo to the right.

Lettering:
WORLD YOUTH DAY
P
WYD SYD 08
world youth day Sydney 2008
WR
SYDNEY 2008

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth mint to celebrate World Youth Day held in Sydney in 2008. Coin was issued in a coincard and also in a PNC (Issue 3 of 2008) by Australia Post.
 

A special two coin set was also released for the World Money Fair in Berlin that included the Silver Proof version of the coin as well as this Aluminium-bronze coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2008 P 40,953 79% UNC in Coincard
2008 P 50,000 21% UNC in PNC
2008 P 0% UNC in WMF 2 Coin Set

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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