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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Blowfly

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Blowfly) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Blowfly) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
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 ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Bright Bug Series - Blowfly

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2014
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 Blowfly (Lucilia Cuprina) with it’s blue, green and black metallic exoskeleton in pad printed colour. Maggots in various stages of growth are also featured.

Lettering: 1 DOLLAR

Engraver: Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King is a coin designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Blowfly)

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This reverse frosted Aluminium-bronze NCLT $1 coin is part of the 6 coin "Bright Bugs" Series of pad printed coins issued by the Royal Australian Mint in individual cards. Mintage was capped at 30,000.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014  30,000 16.79 UNC in Coincard

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