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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II Sydney Mint Sovereign

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Sydney Mint Sovereign) -  obverse 10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Sydney Mint Sovereign) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2003-2005
Value 10 Dollars
10 AUD = 6.79 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 60.5 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 3.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 751
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

150th Anniversary of the Sydney Mint Sovereign

Obverse

Head with tiara right above gilt 1853 Sovereign Pattern of Queen Victoria facing left

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:
1853
2003

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Gilt reverse of Sovereign Pattern

Lettering:
1853 SYDNEY 2003
MINT PATTERN
SYDNEY MINT
AUSTRALIA
ONE SOVEREIGN
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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2003 B 10,000 Proof
0 (2005) 

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