5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.42 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 651
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002


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


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.


Australian Commonwealth Games Association Stylised Logo pad printed in blue in centre of coin


Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.



5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


This NCLT coin is part of a three coin set minted by the RAM in 2002 to commemorate the XVII Commonwealth games played in Manchester, England in 2002. The coins were issued in capsules in a rectangular plush case which was inside a cardboard box.

Two coins in the set depict the 17 sports being played at these games. This particular coin has the Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo pad printed in blue on it. The other two coins in the set have the sportspersons arms of 8 and 9 sports depicted on them respectively.
The Commonwealth Games is a quadrennial, world class sports competition held midway between the Summer Olympic Games. First held in 1930 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Except for 1942 & 1946 the Commonwealth Games have been held at regular four-year intervals in a different British Commonwealth country or dependency.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002  20,000 UNC in 3 Coin Set

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