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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Adelaide Pound - Bimetal Gilt

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Adelaide Pound - Bimetal Gilt) -  obverse10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Adelaide Pound - Bimetal Gilt) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = 7.17 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) plated silver (.999) (Plating in centre)
Weight 60.5 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 3.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 661
  • 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

150th Anniversary of the Adelaide Pound

Obverse

Miniature 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara above gold-plated coin design (Adelaide "Cracked Die" type I pound)

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002
WEIGHTS DWT: 15 GRS:
VALUE ONE POUND
22 CARATS

Engravers: Ian Rank-Broadley , Vladimir Gottwald

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.
Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Reverse

Legend around gold-plated coin design

Lettering:
1852 ADELAIDE POUND 2002
GOVERNMENT ASSAY OFFICE
1952
ADELAIDE
TEN DOLLARS

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald

Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Issued by the RAM to Commemorate 150 years since the "Adelaide Pound" was first issued in 1852.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002  10,000 Proof

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