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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Polar Series - Humpback Whale

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Polar Series - Humpback Whale) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Polar Series - Humpback Whale) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 1 Dollar
1.0 AUD = 0.68 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1949
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Polar Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2013
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

Depiction of a Humpback Whale in pad printed colour set within the Antarctica seascape on a frosted background

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 - Polar Series - Humpback Whale) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

Issued by the RAM in a tall Coincard in 2013 is this NCLT Pad Printed/Colourised Reverse Frosted $1 Aluminium-bronze coin. It is part of the six coin Polar Series of coins issued in individual Coincards in 2013.


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 Frequency
2013  200 0.00% Mini PNC Issue
2013  10,002 100% UNC in Coincard

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