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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 2016 Australian Olympic Team - Black

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2016 Australian Olympic Team - Black) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2016 Australian Olympic Team - Black) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.43 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 6.6 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

2016 Australian Olympic Team

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2016
IRB

Designer: 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

Depiction of Six Olympic Sports, Athletics, Cycling, Swimming, Archery, Judo & Triathlon, surrounding the Black Olympic Ring. Within the Black Olympic Ring the Kangaroo & Emu of the Australian Coat of Arms, the five interlocking Olympic Rings and the 7 pointed star to represent the Six States and Territories of Australia.

Lettering:
2016 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM
TWO DOLLARS

Designer: Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King is a coin designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

Smooth with 4 short reeded segments (5 grooves each)

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 2016 Australian Olympic Team - Black) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

In August 2016, Australia will unite to cheer on our sporting elite as they take centre stage in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

For 120 years Australian Olympians have inspired our nation with their journey towards excellence and this year the 2016 Australian Olympic Team will have the chance to become a part of this Olympic history.

As an official partner for the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, the Royal Australian Mint is proud to produce these inspirational commemorative coloured coins to capture the Olympic spirit for years to come. These coins will be distributed individually over 5 weeks by 2016 Australian Olympic Team Partner Woolworths into circulation as change given at checkouts.

The five coins were also available in a uncirculated limited set.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016  2,000,000 3.01 3.02 4.72 79% Circulation
2016  5.90 31% UNC in 5 Coin Set

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