5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait; Golden Wedding

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait; Golden Wedding) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait; Golden Wedding) -  reverse

© hambi

Features

Issuer New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 5 Dollars
5 NZD = USD 3.10
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 93463
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 105
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

50th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Obverse

Third crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the King George IV State Diadem, legend around, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND
RDM
1997

Designer: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Coronation scene: central portrait of Queen Elizabeth II seated on throne with religious leaders surrounding her and a shield depicting clasped hands as inset.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH AND PHILIP 1947-1997
5 DOLLARS

Edge

Reeded

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait; Golden Wedding) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

Available in numbered PNC Issued 12th November 1997. PNC had a 40 cent New Zealand stamp.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  9 000 UNC in PNC

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