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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter K

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter K) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Alphabet Collection - Letter K) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2015-2017
Value 1 Dollar
1 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 ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Alphabet Collection Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2015
IRB
1 DOLLAR

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

The Letter K Coin features an iconic Australian animal, the Koala sitting on a knotted tree playfully interacting with the letter K

Lettering: K

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 - Alphabet Collection - Letter K) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This coin is part of a 2015 to 2017 set of 26 $1 Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Alphabet Collection Coins which capture the love of Australian animals and the alphabet.
Coins can be collected individually as issued in a card. Also available as part of the Baby Mint Set.
Hidden objects are found on the coins.
  

Australia Post Issued the 2016 Coin in a Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet PNC.
 

A Fine Silver (.999) Proof version of the coin was also issued in a plush case.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2015  3,103 63% Frosted uncirculated
2016  13% Frosted uncirculated
2017  38% Frosted UNC in a PNC
2017  38% Frosted uncirculated

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