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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Centenary of Australian Silver Coinage

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Centenary of Australian Silver Coinage) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Centenary of Australian Silver Coinage) -  reverse

Obverse © Münzen auf Münze

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2010
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.135 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australian Silver Currency Centenary

Series: RAM Subscription Silver Proof Issues

Obverse

Set at the top of the coin - 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Set at the bottom of the coin - Crowned and robed bust of Edward VII facing right; around, EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP: ; below bust in small lettering the artist's initials DES

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2010
IRB
1 DOLLAR
2010
100 YEARS
OF AUSTRALIAN
COINAGE
1910
EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX P:D: IND: IMP:

Engravers: Ian Rank-Broadley , William Henry James Blakemore

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.
William Henry James Blakemore (1871, in West Midlands Birmingham, England – 1945) was an English engraver, and medallist at the Royal Mint London. During his long career with the Royal Mint William Blakemore was the craftsman for the engraving of master dies for the Royal Mint London, and other Royal Mint branches, like the Royal Canadian Mint. He also engraved the designs for the first Australian coins of 1910.

Reverse

Australia's 1910 first four coin designs: the threepence, the sixpence, the shilling and the florin

Lettering: 1910

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

14th coin in the RAM Silver Proof  Subscription Series that ran until 2011

Released by the RAM in 2010 this proof coin commemorated the Centenary of Australian currency first issued in 1910. 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
2010  4,975 Proof in Case

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