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25 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Princess Diana - Masterpieces in Silver

25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Princess Diana - Masterpieces in Silver) -  obverse25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Princess Diana - Masterpieces in Silver) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1992
Value 25 Dollars
25.00 AUD = 18 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 33.63 g
Diameter 38.9 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 201
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

40th Anniversary - Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Series: The Royal Ladies

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1992
RDM

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

Bust of Princess Diana with tiara right, value below, within wreath of crowns

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II 40TH ANNIVERSARY
· 25 DOLLARS ·

Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

The Royal Australian Mint issued in 1992 a Royal Ladies Masterpieces in Silver Proof $25 Dollars, Four Coin Set with reverse designs of four different famous Ladies of the British Royal Family.


The set was commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Accession of Queen Elizabeth II.  This particular coin features Princess Diana .

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992  11,661 Proof in Masterpieces in Silver Set

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