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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.65 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 20 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 762
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Life of Sir Donald Bradman

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with beading around the rim.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2001
5 DOLLARS
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

Sir Donald Bradman at the crease holding cricket bat high after a pull shot.

Lettering: 1908. SIR DONALD BRADMAN. 2001

Edge

Reeded

Lettering: No Lettering

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Life of Sir Donald Bradman) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

This NCLT Aluminium-bronze coin was released in a coincard by the RAM in collaboration with the Perth Mint in association with the Bradman Foundation to celebrate the life of Sir Donald Bradman, arguably the best Cricket Batsman of all time.


It was also issued in a Three Coin set as part of a joint RAM Perth Mint release with  a Fine Silver $5 coin and a Bi-metalic Gold & Silver Proof coin.

A Copper-nickel 20 cent coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design
An Aluminium-Bronze $5 coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design
A Fine Silver (.999) $5 coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design.
A Bi-metalic $5 Steel & Aluminium-bronze coin commemorating  Sir Donald was also released with a different design.
A Bi-metalic $20 Fine Gold & Silver (.999) Proof coin was also released with a different design.
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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2001  1,434 6% UNC In 3 Coin Set
2001  245,000 11.32 94% UNC in coincard

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