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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Australian Antarctic Territory

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value Five Dollars
5 AUD = 3.41 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
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 2nd

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2009
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

Explorers Mawson, Davis and Casey at the South pole with a British flag (over the top of a map of Antarctica)

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERETORY
MAWSON
DAVIS
CASEY
90ºW 90ºE
INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR 2007 - 2008 Sth. MAGNETIC POLE-1909

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

Comments

3 different designs of 1.16 ounce pure silver coin minted 2007, 2008, 2009  issued in Boxed case and capsule with C.O.A

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  5,508 Proof

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