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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - ANZAC Day - War Graves

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - ANZAC Day - War Graves) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - ANZAC Day - War Graves) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 2015-2018
Value 2 Dollars
2 AUD = 1.38 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 6.6 g
Diameter 20.62 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2188
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

ANZAC Day of 2015 - Centenary of the Gallipoli Landing

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
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

Surrounding a Red ring a depiction of five War Graves each marked by a Cross. The Crosses are interspersed by nine Poppy Flowers.

Lettering:
LEST WE FORGET ·
TWO DOLLARS

Edge

Interrupted reeding

Comments

Symbolic red on new circulating coin marks Centenary of the Gallipoli Landing. Released into circulation but very hard to find in circulation. Some were being sold at vastly inflated prices initially.

Image of the Poppy counterstamped coin.


30th Anniversary of the Two Dollar Coin (1988-2018) Set:


© Amer Salmeh

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  1,466,000 3.48 Circulation
2015  30,000 Poppy Counterstamp
2018  30,000 4.45 UNC; 30th anniversary set

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