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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II Edwin Flack

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 10 dollars
10 AUD = 6.77 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 20.77 g
Diameter 34.1 mm
Thickness 2.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 225
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Olympic Gold Medalists - Edwin Flack 1896

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1994
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

Athlete running towards the right with Olympic flame and laurel garland, legend above, value below.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA'S 1ST GOLD MEDALISTS
EDWIN FLACK 1896
10 DOLLARS

Engraver: Horst Hanhe

Edge

Plain and smooth

Comments

One from a set of six silver coins released to celebrate the Olympic sporting achievements of some of Australia's best athletes entitled "Olympic Heritage". The coins were released in pairs, this one was paired with Sarah Durack.
Mintage in each year was limited to a maximum of 30,000 sets. The 1994 and 1996 issues were not fully subscribed, with total of 21,484 and 15,300 pairs respectively, being sold.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  21,484 Proof

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