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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing ) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing ) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 13.8 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Birdwing Butterfly

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2016
1 DOLLAR
IRB

Designer: 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 a Richmond Birdwing in stunning colour, with a struck butterfly on a flowering bush in the background. The design also includes the inscription RICHMOND BIRDWING and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

Lettering:
RICHMOND BIRDWING
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Struck by the Perth Mint & issued by Australia Post in a PNC. (Issue 11 of 2016, 7,500 Copies))
 

Coin also issued in a coincard by Perth Mint directly. This beautiful coin features a stunning colour design of the Australian Richmond Birdwing Butterfly.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016 P 0% UNC in Coincard
2016 P 7,500 100% UNC in PNC

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