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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Indigenous image of Kangaroo

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Indigenous image of Kangaroo) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Indigenous image of Kangaroo) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 20 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.55 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 835
  • 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

Living Icons of Australia & New Zealand

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2005
1 DOLLAR
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

Indigenous image of Kangaroo surrounded by Aboriginal patterns.

Lettering: CRC

Engraver: Charmaine Cole

Edge

Milled

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Indigenous image of Kangaroo) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Released by The Perth Mint and NZ Post this crown sized NCLT coin came as part of a numbered two coin set. Maximum mintage was 20,000 but only 16,547 sets were produced. The other coin is a NCLT New Zealand oversized dollar. Each coin portrays a living icon, instantly recognisable as a symbol of its nation. The Australian coin has the Kangaroo of Australia and the NZ coin has the Rowi (Kiwi) of New Zealand.



The Perth Mint also released the coin separately in a coincard.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  6,000 7% UNC in Coincard Perth Mint
2005  16,547 93% Unc in Dual Coincard with NZ Coin

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