1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Platypus

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

© Peter Tompkins

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.77 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 31.14 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Other (Map of Australia)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2070
  • 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

Platypus

Series: Australian Map Shaped Coin

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
2013

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

Platypus against a coloured background of a tropical waterfall and river

Lettering:
Platypus
1 oz .999 Silver
2013
P

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint is this unusual silver coin shaped like a map of Australia. It is part of a series of coins shaped this way released from 2012 to 2016.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013 P 5,529 UNC

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