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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Kookaburra Penny

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 60.46 g
Diameter 50 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

1921 Kookaburra Penny

Series: RAM Subscription Silver Proof Issues

Obverse

Miniature 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara over re-creation of a 1921 Kookaburra Penny, type 12 (obverse)

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX
1921

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

Re-creation of a 1921 Kookaburra Penny, type 12 (reverse)

Lettering:
1921 KOOKABURRA PENNY
AUSTRALIA
ONE PENNY
ONE DOLLAR

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

Mint

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

Comments

12th coin in the RAM Silver Proof  Subscription Series that ran until 2011

Released by the RAM in 2008 this proof coin commemorated the Square Kookaburra Penny coin that was never released to circulation. The coin was released in a capsule in a plush case with limited edition certificate.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  6,592 64.92 Proof in Case

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