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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Asian Elephant

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Asian Elephant) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Asian Elephant) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.69 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1745
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Zoo Series - Asian Elephant

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2012

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

Colourised picture of an Asian Elephant
Bamboo Shoots to right

Lettering: 1 DOLLAR

Engraver: Aaron Baggio

Aaron Baggio is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Asian Elephant)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

Issued by the RAM in a tall Coincard in 2012 is this NCLT Pad Printed/Colourised Reverse Frosted $1 Aluminium-bronze coin. It is part of the six coin Zoo Series of coins issued in individual Coincards in 2012.


This coin was also released in a Mini PNC by Australia Post

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012  150 Mini PNC Issue
2012  15,002 UNC in Coincard

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