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5 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Queen's Visit Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

5 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Queen's Visit Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting) -  obverse5 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Queen's Visit Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.43 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-zinc-bronze
Weight 20.00 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1633
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Queens Visit to Australia - CHOGM 2011

Obverse

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

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2011
. 5 DOLLARS .
IRB

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadly

Reverse

16 Crowns surrounded by lettering

Lettering:
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
ROYAL VISIT AUSTRALIA 2011

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

Reeded

5 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Queen's Visit Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This NCLT Aluminium-bronze uncirculated finish coin was released by the RAM in 2011 in a coincard to celebrate the visit to Australia by the reigning Monarch Queen Elizabeth II.


A special pocket was included in the coincard to insert the circulating commemorative 1 Dollar ($1) CHOGM coin.

This was the sixteenth visit to Australia by Queen Elizabeth the Second and this is depicted on the coin by the sixteen commonwealth crowns that appear on the reverse of the $5 coin.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  21,144 UNC in Coincard

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