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5 Dollars - Eliabeth II Mary Preston

5 Dollars - Eliabeth II (Mary Preston) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Eliabeth II (Mary Preston) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2007
Value 5 Dollars
AUD = 3.40 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australian art - Margaret Preston

Obverse

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2007
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

Artwork - implement blue

Lettering:
MARGARET PRESTON 1875 - 1963
5
BLUEDOLLARS
IMPERIAL BLUE

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald

Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

From a 4 coin series in 2007 feature 4 famous Australian artists.  Issued by Royal Australian Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2007  3,975 Proof

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