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10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Palm Cockatoo UNEP - Piedfort

10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Palm Cockatoo UNEP - Piedfort) -  obverse10 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Palm Cockatoo UNEP - Piedfort) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 10 Dollars
10.00 AUD = 7.16 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 40 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2.55 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 317
  • 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

Palm Cockatoo UNEP - Piedfort

Series: Birds of Australia

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 1993
RDM

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Head of Palm Cockatoo
UNEP Logo

Lettering:
UNEP
10 Dollars
HH

Edge

Milled

Mint

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

Comments

Fifth coin in the Royal Australian Mint's "Birds of Australia" $10 Sterling Silver Piedfort Series.

This particular coin was struck as part of a special United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) with a very limited release of 1,000 copies only.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993  1,000 Proof - Piedfort

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