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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - RAM's Head - Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - RAM's Head - Silver Proof) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - RAM's Head - Silver Proof) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1504a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Ram's Head Shilling - Australian Wool

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
IRB

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

The Head of the Merino Ram, which showed on Australian shilling coins (1938-1963) until Australia introduced decimal coinage.
Seven pointed star to left and right, C Mintmark above right star

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
C
ONE DOLLAR

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - RAM's Head - Silver Proof)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This NCLT Fine Silver (.999) Proof commemorative coin was issued by the RAM as a restrike design of the Australian pre decimal Shilling coin. It had a "C" Mintmark and was released in a capsule inside a plush black box with numbered certificate.



An Aluminium-bronze version of the coin was also released with numerous Mintmarks, Privymarks & Counterstamps. There were two different Four coin sets with Mint & Privymarks, a Gallery Press version with Mintmark and five different ANDA Show editions with Counterstamps. Plus a 1/10oz 99.99 Proof Gold version was also issued.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011 C 9,038 Cased Silver Proof

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