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

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

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.69 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 534.2, Schön# 610.2
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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)

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 Proof Sets were issued in rectangular boxes and a beautiful special Twenty Coin Proof set was issued, mintage 13,000.

         

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

Along with the 50 cent coin included in this set, this was the first colourised 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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2001  Proof ACT 3 Coin cased
2001  13,000 Proof in 20 Coin Federation Set
2001  15,011 Proof Koala Baby Set
2001  Proof NI 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof NSW 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof NT 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof QLD 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof SA 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof TAS 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof VIC 3 Coin Cased
2001  Proof WA 3 Coin Cased
2001  59,569 Proof Year Set
2001  100 VIP Proof Year Set

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