1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Ghost Bat

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ghost Bat) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ghost Bat) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.77 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.2 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1090
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Ghost Bat

Series: Native Animals Young Collectors

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2008
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

Depiction of a Ghost Bat in full flight

Lettering:
WR
P
GHOST BAT

Edge

Milled

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Ghost Bat) -  obverse

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint in 2008 as part of a "Young Collectors " set of 12 coins. All of the coins depict Native Australian Animals. They were issued in acrylic capsules that slotted into pages in a special Collector Folder.


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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P 11,914 7.93 UNC in Collector Album

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