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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing ) -  obverse 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing ) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 1 Dollar
AUD = 0.68 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.5 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australian Butterfly Coin and Stamp cover

Obverse

Reverse Proof design: The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2016 year-date, and the monetary denomination.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2016
1 DOLLAR
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

Reverse Proof design: The coin's reverse depicts 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

Comments

This beautiful coin features a stunning colour design of the Australian Butterfly – Richmond Birdwing presented in a coin and stamp cover by The Perth Mint and Australia Post.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016 P 7,500 Reverse Proof

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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Australian Butterfly - Richmond Birdwing )