1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Outback

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Outback) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Outback) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2002
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.74 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# 6897
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 600,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 671
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Outback

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2002
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

Depiction of the shape of Australia with the Southern Cross Stars superimposed.

Lettering:
ONE DOLLAR
2002
Year of the
Outback

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Outback) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

The RAM released this Aluminium-bronze $1 coin into general circulation in 2002. This year was designated as the "Year of the Outback" which celebrated that part of Australia that is so internationally famous (but actually lived in by very few Australians). There were more than 7000 celebratory activities held Australia wide during the year.

Other releases of this coin were as follows:-
Coins with (B), (M) & (S) Counterstamps were released at the relevant ANDA Shows in coincards during the year.
An UNC coin with "C" Mintmark was available from the Public Gallery Press at the RAM for a fee of $2.


The UNC Year Mint Set included a non-mintmarked coin.

The Koala Baby Year Set included a non-mintmarked coin.
The Wedding Year Set included a non-mintmarked Specimen coin.
The Proof Year Set & Koala Proof Year Set included a Pad Printed Colourised Proof version of the coin.
A Fine Silver (.999) version of the coin was also released in a capsule inside a plush square box

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002  34 074 000 1.04 1.48 0.90 1.67 1.99 2.96 4.14 96% Circulation
2002  3 322 0.19% Specimen Wedding Set
2002  32 479 0.06% UNC Koala Baby Set
2002  68 752 1.8% UNC Year Set
2002 (B) 32 698 8.28 3% Brisbane Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2002 (M) 31 694 8.28 3% Melbourne Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2002 (S) 36 931 8.28 2% Sydney Counterstamp (ANDA Show)
2002 C 68 447 7.36 4% Canberra Mintmark (MYO Gallery Press)
2002 C 0.5% UNC (General & Dealer Sales) Mintage Unknown

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