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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Large Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Large Silver Proof) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Large Silver Proof) -  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 Silver (.999)
Weight 31.1 g
Diameter 40.6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Monkey

Series: Lunar series II

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

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

Monkey with authentic Chinese symbols all in a symmetrical design. Chinese character for Monkey to right

Lettering:
2016

YEAR OF THE MONKEY

Translation: 猴 = Monkey

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

Milled

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  10,000 Proof

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