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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Mining Australia

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mining Australia) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mining Australia) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2016
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Mining

Obverse

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

Lettering: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2013

Engraver: 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

Prospector goldpanning

Lettering:
DISCOVERY OF GOLD
1 DOLLAR

Engraver: Aleksandra Stokic

Aleksandra Stokic born in Kučevo (Serbia) is a senior coin sculptor and coin designer at the Royal Australian Mint since 2011. She is known for the Centenary of Canberra and Australian Mining designs.

Edge

7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Mining Australia)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

The RAM released this Aluminium-bronze NCLT $1 coin in two different two coin sets in 2013.

A Mini Uncirculated Set which included an  exclusive commemorative 20 cent coin. (KM# 2010)


And a Mini Proof Set which also included an exclusive commemorative 20 cent coin. (KM# 2010)


The coin is celebrating the contribution of the mining industry to the economy of Australia and the coins depict  the Australian Mining Industry from the earliest Gold Rush days on the $1 coin to the latest Modern Mining Methods on the 20 cent coin. This is a close up of both proof coins.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013  6,220 Proof in 2 Coin Case
2013  14,889 UNC in 2 Coin Coincard

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