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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Charles Todd

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Charles Todd) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Charles Todd) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 5 Dollars
AUD = 3.44 USD
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 35.79 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 307
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Charles Todd

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1995

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

Head of Todd at lower right, telegraph line in background, value at lower left.

Lettering:
CHARLES TODD 1827 - 1910
5
DOLLARS
(engraver's mark on collar of Todd).

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

Reeded

Comments

1995 Colonial Australia Silver Proof Five Dollars Five Coin Set
The Royal Australian Mint issued a silver proof five coin set with reverse designs celebrating Australia's primary industries, communications, transport and economy.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  20,000 Proof

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