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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Victoria Cross For Australia - Silver Proof

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Victoria Cross For Australia - Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Victoria Cross For Australia - Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.59 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 28.35 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2186
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

100th Australian Receiving the Victoria Cross since 1856

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2014
5 DOLLARS
IRB

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.

Reverse

The Maltese Cross, with a lion guardant above a crown symbolizing the British Royal Family.

Lettering:
THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR AUSTRALIA
FOR VALOUR

Edge

Reeded

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Victoria Cross For Australia - Silver Proof) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

A part of the ANZAC Centenary Coin program of Royal Australian Mint.

An Antiqued Proof Copper coin with a similar reverse design was also released at the same time as this Fine Silver coin. - See Link

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014  14,850 Proof - Frosted

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