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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Rum Rebellion - 200th Anniversary

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Rum Rebellion - 200th Anniversary) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Rum Rebellion - 200th Anniversary) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed Dump)
Weight 25.185 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round (Rectangular hole)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

200th Anniversary of the Rum Rebellion 1808 - 2008

Obverse

Miniature 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara - Rectangular hole in middle for dump.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II 2008
AUSTRALIA 1 DOLLAR

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

Inscription RUM REBELLION and the date 1808 below
Rectangular hole in middle for 20 cent dump

Lettering:
RUM REBELLION
1808

Edge

Milled

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint to commemorate 200 Years since the Rum Rebellion in 1808. This Fine Silver (.999)Proof coin came with a 20 cent dump that was colourised on the reverse side.
See these pictures of the coin containing the dump.
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  2,812 Proof

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