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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Federation Colourised Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Federation Colourised Proof) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Federation Colourised Proof) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 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# 534.2,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 610.2
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

Federation of Australia

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2001
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

A Blue line drawn with a resemblance to the outline of the shape of Australia with a Red 8 pointed star on the right hand end of the line

Lettering:
CENTENARY OF FEDERATION
1901 2001
ONE DOLLAR

Edge

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

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Federation Colourised Proof) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

This colourised pad printed coin was issued as part of the RAM 2001 Proof Year Set & the Koala Proof Baby Set.
Nine different 3 Coin Federation Proof Sets were issued in different coloured rectangular boxes that included a proof 20 cent and 50 cent commemorative coin. Also the coin was included in a beautiful special Twenty Coin Proof set, mintage 13,000.

         

One Hundred special numbered VIP 20 Coin Proof Sets were also issued.  

This was the first colourised $1 coin issued by the Royal Australian Mint

An aluminium-bronze non-colourised version of the coin was released into circulation and was also included in the UNC Year Set, Baby Koala UNC Set, Nine different UNC 3 Coin Sets and a 20 Coin UNC Folder.

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2001  13,000 Proof Cased 20 Coin Federation Set
2001  5,516 Proof Cased 3 Coin ACT Set
2001  3,750 Proof Cased 3 Coin Norfolk Island Set
2001  9,923 Proof Cased 3 Coin NSW Set
2001  2,985 Proof Cased 3 Coin NT Set
2001  5,668 Proof Cased 3 Coin QLD Set
2001  3,625 Proof Cased 3 Coin SA Set
2001  2,802 Proof Cased 3 Coin TAS Set
2001  5,777 Proof Cased 3 Coin VIC Set
2001  3,829 Proof Cased 3 Coin WA Set
2001  15,011 Proof Koala Baby Set
2001  59,569 Proof Year Set
2001  100 VIP Proof Year Set

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