1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Unlikely Heroes - Feline Mascot HMAS Encounter
|Queen||Elizabeth II (1952-date)|
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
|Composition||Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Unlikely Heroes Great and Small Series
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Depiction of the feline mascot of the HMAS Encounter peering out of a cannon, surrounded by a blue colour printed barometric scale typical of weather reading instruments
7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)
© Mike Bentley
MintRoyal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)
This NCLT Aluminium-bronze $1 colourised coin was released in a coincard by the RAM in 2015 as part of a six coin series of ANZAC themed Animals at War coins.
This coin shows the Feline Mascot of the HMAS Encounter sitting in a gunbarrel of the ship. Cats are regarded as lucky charms, weather forcasters or champion rat catchers on Navy Ships and provide welcome companionship to the sailors on the ships they live on.
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|2015||30,000||UNC in Coincard|
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