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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 60th Anniversary of the Korean War

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (60th Anniversary of the Korean War) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (60th Anniversary of the Korean War) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
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# 2147
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

60th Anniversary of the Korean War

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2013
1 DOLLAR

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

A Dove in Flight & Korean word for Peace

Lettering:
KOREAN WAR
평화
60TH ANNIVERSARY · 1953 - 2013

Translation: 평화 = Peace

Engraver: Aaron Baggio

Aaron Baggio is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (60th Anniversary of the Korean War)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This NCLT Aluminium-bronze $1 coin produced by the Royal Australian Mint commemorates the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. Its reverse, designed by Mint designer Aaron Baggio, symbolizes the signing of the
armistice agreement between communist and United Nations leaders in 1953. The depiction of a dove in
flight and the word ‘peace’ in Korean is a reminder of the ultimate goal on the still-troubled peninsula. The coin was issued in a coincard.

A Fine Silver (.999) proof version of the coin was also released in a capsule in a plush case.

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