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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Kangaroo - Bullion Coinage

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Kangaroo - Bullion Coinage) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Kangaroo - Bullion Coinage) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.635 g
Diameter 40.60 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 293
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Kangaroo

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
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

Forward facing kangaroo head, value above, lettering below.

Lettering:
ONE DOLLAR
C HH
1 OUNCE FINE SILVER

Engraver: Horst Hanhe

Edge

Reeded - 293.1
Reeded and Plain sections - 293.2

Comments

Produced in frosted uncirculated finish the coin is the third release in the Royal Australian Mint's Kangaroo Coin Series which began in 1993.
The reverse design of this one Troy Ounce coin celebrates Australia's best known animal, the Kangaroo, it has the 'C' mintmark incorporated into the design.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995 C 73,000 25.45 293.1 edge:reeded
1995 C 2,500 293.2 edge:reeled and Plaine sections

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