1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency
|Queen||Elizabeth II (1952-date)|
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency
Small Version of the 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara,
Reproduction of 1 Florin Coin with Australian Coat of arms
AUSTRALIA (Within the Florin)
"Mob of Roos" 5 kangaroos, denomination superimposed
Lettering: 1 DOLLAR
7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)
© Mike Bentley
MintRoyal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)
This coin was released into circulation by the RAM to commemorate the Changeover 50 years ago in 1966 to decimal currency in Australia.
The Reverse of the coin is the same as a standard definitive 1 Dollar coin. The Obverse of the coin has a miniature Ian Rank-Broadly Queens Head and a representation of an Australian Florin coin (2 Shillings) as issued between 1953 to 1964. This coin was released into circulation in 2016 alongside the normal definitive version.
This was the UNC Mint Set.
The RAM issued a "Push in Folder" for collectors to keep all six of the "Changeover" circulating coins:
A version of the coin with a (C) Counterstamp was released as part of the "Enlightenment" celebration in Canberra. Mintage 5,000 but purportedly only 600 actually issued.
Location of the (C) Counterstamp on the Enlightenment issue coin:
Also released by Australia Post as a Postal Numismatic Cover (2016 Issue 04)
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- 20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency)
- 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency)
- 2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency)
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|2016||100,000||0%||Circulating - Mint Roll (5,000 Rolls)|
|2016||21.08||8%||Circulating - Sealed Mint Bag|
|2016||20,852||66.84||5%||Proof Year Set|
|2016||1,250||0.8%||UNC Set - World Money Fair|
|2016||100,000||3.95||18%||UNC Year Set|
|2016 (C)||600||3%||(C) Counterstamp Enlighten Issue|
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