1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Red Bull Ant

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Red Bull Ant) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Red Bull Ant) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.77 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 ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Bright Bug Series - Bull ant


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


Designer: 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.


Coloured depiction of a Red Bull Ant building an underground nest showing the Queen and workers.

Lettering: 1 DOLLAR

Designer: Aaron Baggio

Aaron Baggio is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.


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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bright Bug Series - Red Bull Ant) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


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

This coin was also issued by Australia Post in  PNC Issue 9 of 2014, limited to 11,000 copies.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2014  30,000 87% UNC in Coincard
2014  11,000 22% UNC in PNC

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