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15 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Australian Nugget - Gold Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1986-1989
Value 15 Dollars
15.00 AUD = 11 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 3.11 g
Diameter 16.16 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 89
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Australian Nugget - Little Hero 1890

Obverse

3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
RDM
·15 DOLLARS·

Engraver: 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

Golden Aussie, date below

Lettering:
THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1/10 OZ. FINE GOLD
· 1987 ·

Engraver: : Stuart Devlin

Edge

Milled

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Gold Nugget series as issued by the Perth Mint from 1986 to 1989

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986 P 15,000 17% Proof
1987  165,105 42%
1987 P 13,220 17% Proof
1988  97,276 33%
1988 P 9,456 0% Proof
1989  122,342 0%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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