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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Antarctic Territory

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Antarctic Territory) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Australian Antarctic Territory) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 5 Dollars
AUD = 3.44 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

International Polar Year 2007 - 2008

Obverse

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
• 5 DOLLARS •

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

Skua bird in flight over map of Antarctica and the three Australian bases

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY
MAWSON
DAVES
CASEY

INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR 2007 - 2008 AW

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.

Comments

Three different designs were minted 2007, 2008, 2009

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  5,111 Proof

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