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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II "A Voyage to Terra Australis"

1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II ("A Voyage to Terra Australis") -  obverse 1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II ("A Voyage to Terra Australis") -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
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# 2162
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

A Voyage to Terra Australis

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014
IRB

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

Image of Australia with Matthew Flinders ship sailing around it. With compass surrounding.

Lettering:
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS
1 DOLLAR
1814-2014

Translation: "Terra Australis" .. Translation is "Southern Land"

Edge

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

1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II ("A Voyage to Terra Australis")

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This Aluminium-bronze NCLT coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the publication of Matthew Flinders’ journal ‘A Voyage to Terra Australis.’  his journal recounts a time when Australia was a vast unknown land for European settlers.

It was Issued in a four coin carded set by the RAM with "C" Mintmark &  [B], [M] & [S] privymarks.



Also released separately in a coincard at the Brisbane (B), Melbourne (M), Sydney (S) & Perth (P) ANDA shows with corresponding Counterstamps.
Also available with coincard at the RAM "Mint your own coin press" at the Royal Australian Mint Public Gallery in Canberra with a "C" mintmark.

A Fine Silver (.999) Mintmarked "C" Proof version was also released in a capsule in a plush box with limited edition certificate.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014 (B) 8,360 Brisbane Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2014 (M) 3,926 Melbourne Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2014 (P) 3,052 Perth Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2014 (S) 8,571 Sydney Counterstamp (ANDA & Sydney Royal Shows)
2014 [B] 11,738 Brisbane Privymark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 [M] 11,738 Melbourne Privymark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 [S] 11,738 Sydney Privymark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 C 11,738 Canberra Mintmark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 C 52,473 Canberra Mintmark (Gallery Press)

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II ("A Voyage to Terra Australis")