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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II Shirley Strickland

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Shirley Strickland) -  obverse 10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Shirley Strickland) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 10 Dollars
10 AUD = 6.88 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 20.77 g
Diameter 34.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 316
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australia`s Greatest Olympics - 1956

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1996

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.

Reverse

Shirley Strickland within circle, value below circle.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA'S GREATEST OLYMPICS 1956
SHIRLEY STRICKLAND
· 10 DOLLARS ·

Engraver: Horst Hahne

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

Edge

Plain.

Comments

NOTE: struck at the Royal Australian Mint. Canberra.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  15,300

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