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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Northern Sky - Cassiopeia - Silver Domed

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.59 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 28.3495 g
Diameter 39.62 mm
Shape Round (Domed)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

The Northern Sky

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2016
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

Constellation of Cassiopia in colour above a landscape. Location grid superimposed.

Lettering: NORTH SKY - CASSIOPEIA +60 2h 1h FIVE DOLLARS

Edge

Plain

Mint

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

Comments

This is the third & final second coin in the three coin series The Northern Sky. Gracing the Northern Skies year round, Cassiopia has fascinated astronomers and storytellers for ages.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  5,000 Coloured Print Proof

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