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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 2016 Australian Olympic Team - Yellow

Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Dollars
AUD = 1.38 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 6.60 g
Diameter 20.50 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

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

Depiction of Six Olympic Sports, Table Tennis, Badminton, Canoe/Kayak Sprint, Volleyball, Hockey & Water Polo, surrounding the Yellow Olympic Ring. Within the Yellow 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

Engraver: B. King

Edge

Smooth with 4 short reeded segments (5 grooves each)

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 will also be available in a uncirculated limited set.

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2016  2,000,000 4.51 4.46
2016  5 Coin Set

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