10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait - Shirley Strickland - Frosted Proof

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait - Shirley Strickland - Frosted Proof) -  obverse10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait - Shirley Strickland - Frosted Proof) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = 7.79 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 20.77 g
Diameter 34.1 mm
Thickness 2.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 55150
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References KM# 316
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Shirley Strickland - Australia`s Greatest Olympics 1956


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


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.


Shirley Strickland within circle, value below circle.


Engraver: Horst Hahne

Horst Hahne PSM, is an Australian sculptor, medallist and designer. Signature: "HH"



10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait - Shirley Strickland - Frosted Proof) -  obverse

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Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


One from a set of six silver coins released by the RAM to celebrate the Olympic sporting achievements of some of Australia's best athletes, The coins were released in pairs, this one was paired with Betty Cuthbert and was entitled "Australia's Greatest Olympics".
Mintage in each year was limited to a maximum of 30,000 sets. The 1994 and 1996 issues were not fully subscribed, with total of 21,484 and 15,300 pairs respectively, being sold.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  15 300 Proof - Frosted

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