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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis

1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis) -  obverse1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2162
  • 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

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"

Engraver: Royal Australian Mint

Edge

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

1 Dollar  - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - A Voyage to Terra Australis) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2014 (B) 8,360 20% Brisbane Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2014 (M) 3,926 20% Melbourne Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2014 (P) 3,052 14% Perth Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2014 (S) 8,571 18% Sydney Counterstamp (ANDA & Sydney Royal Shows)
2014 [B] 11,738 27% Brisbane Privymark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 [M] 11,738 27% Melbourne Privymark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 [S] 11,738 36% Sydney Privymark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 C 11,738 57% Canberra Mintmark (Four Coin CBMS Set)
2014 C 52,473 27% Canberra Mintmark (Gallery Press)

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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