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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Australian Television

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Australian Television) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Australian Television) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 1 Dollar
1 AUD = 0.69 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Lenticular Overlay)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 32.7 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Square with rounded corners
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 841
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of Australian Television

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
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

Lenticular television screen with various coloured images relating to historical Australian television programming

Lettering:
50 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION
1956-2006

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint to celebrate 50 years of Australian TV between 1956 and 2006. The Square shaped coin with rounded corners has a lenticular screen overlay. As you turn the coin the screen displays six different images relating to famous Australian TV shows.
   

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  9,470 Lenticular Coloured Proof

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