15 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Half Sovereign - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2015-2017
Value 15 Dollars
15.00 AUD = 12 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9167)
Weight 3.994 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 86114
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Commemorative issue

150th Anniversary of first Australian Sovereign coin

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2016
15 DOLLARS
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

St Edwards Crown, a laurel wreath and the word AUSTRALIA, historic elements of L C Wyon's original Type I reverse. Also includes PERTH MINT, HALF SOVEREIGN and the 'P' mintmark (only on the 2015 coin).

Lettering:
PERTH MINT
AUSTRALIA
HALF SOVEREIGN

Engraver: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The "P" mintmark appears only on the 2015 coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 P 958 Proof
2016  794 Proof
2017  496 Proof

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