1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 67262
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References KM# 2149
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

40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House


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


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.


Depiction of the Sydney Opera House as seen from Sydney Harbour.
Underneath is the UNESCO Logo

40th Anniversary of
Opera House

Engraver: Aleksandra Stokic

Aleksandra Stokic born in Kučevo (Serbia) is a senior coin sculptor and coin designer at the Royal Australian Mint since 2011. She is known for the Centenary of Canberra and Australian Mining designs.


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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


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


In October 2013 on the 40th birthday of the Sydney Opera House the historic significance of the building is celebrated with a special commemorative one dollar coin struck by the Royal Australian Mint, the reverse design with those iconic vaulted sails by the Mints' own Aleksandra Stokic. Each coin is struck in uncirculated quality on an Aluminium-bronze 9 gram planchet and was issued in a coincard.

A fine silver version of this coin was also released in a larger format.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013  15 000 UNC in Coincard

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