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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 1852 Adelaide Assay Office

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 1852 Adelaide Assay Office) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 1852 Adelaide Assay Office) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999) plated silver (.999)
Weight 31.1035 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

1852 Adelaide Gold Ingot

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 gold replica Adelaide gold ingot

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2009
ONE DOLLAR

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.

Reverse

Gold replica Adelaide gold ingot - Australia's first gold coinage

Lettering:
1852 ADELAIDE ASSAY OFFICE
GOLD INGOT 0706

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

13th coin in the RAM Silver Proof  Subscription Series that ran until 2011

Released by the RAM in 2009 this proof coin commemorated the 1852 Adelaide Gold Ingot. 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
2009  5,894 Proof in Case

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