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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australia’s Old Parliament House

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australia’s Old Parliament House) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australia’s Old Parliament House) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.635 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 721
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

70th Anniversary - Australia’s Old Parliament

Series: RAM Subscription Silver Proof Issues

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1997
RDM

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Old Parliament building above 1927 one florin (KM# 31) coin design

Lettering:
HH
OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE 1927-1997
1 DOLLAR

Engraver: Horst Hahne

Horst Hahne PSM, is an Australian sculptor, medallist and designer. Signature: "HH"

Edge

Reeded

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Australia’s Old Parliament House) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

Second coin in the RAM Silver Proof  Subscription Series that ran until 2011. The coin depicts Old Parliament House and has a 1927 Florin design below,

Released by the RAM in 1997 to celebrate 70 years since the opening of Old Parliament House in Canberra. The coin was released in a capsule in a plush green case with limited edition certificate.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  21,791 25.94 Proof in Capsule

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