100 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Dog - Gold Proof Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 100 Dollars
100.00 AUD = 78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 31.107 g
Diameter 32.1 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1905
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dog

Series: Lunar Series 1

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
100 DOLLARS
IRB

Designer: 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

Large Chow Chow Dog facing left, Chinese Character for Dog above.

Lettering:

2
0
0
6
1oz 9999 GOLD
P

Translation: 狗 = Dog

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $100 One Ounce Gold Lunar Series 1 Proof Coin.

This is a different reverse design Dog from the one on the 2006 Gold UNC Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006 P 1,274 Proof - In 3 Coin Set

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