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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Sumatran Tiger

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sumatran Tiger) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sumatran Tiger) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2012-2013
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1859
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Zoo Series - Sumatran Tiger

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2012
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

Colourised picture of a Sumatran Tiger
Grass to the left

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 - Sumatran Tiger)

© 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 PNC by Australia Post.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012  19,795 PNC issue
2012  15,990 UNC in Coincard
2013  125 PNC Issue APTA Overprint

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Sumatran Tiger)