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20 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Olympics 100 Years - Silver Proof

20 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Olympics 100 Years - Silver Proof) -  obverse20 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Olympics 100 Years - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 20 Dollars
20.00 AUD = 14 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 33.63 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 218
  • 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

Olympics - The Champions

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1993
20 DOLLARS
RDM

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Fair Play, Athletes on Dais. Olympic Rings top right.

Lettering: 1896-1996

Edge

Reeded

Lettering: CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS

Translation: Faster, Higher, Stronger

Mint

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

Comments

Issued by the RAM to celebrate the first 100 years of the modern Olympic Games.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  13,073 96% Proof Cased individually
1993  5,699 4% Proof in 2 Coin Set
1993  500 0% Proof in 2 Coin Set Sydney Coin Fair
1993  7,642 0% Proof in 3 Coin Set

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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