• 1 Dollar 1994, KM# 258, Australia, Elizabeth II, 10th Anniversary of the Dollar
  • 1 Dollar 1994, KM# 258, Australia, Elizabeth II, 10th Anniversary of the Dollar
Description

This coin commemorates 10 years of the $1 coin which was introduced in 1984 replacing the old $1 Note.

Obverse

Third crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem.

The George IV State Diadem, officially the Diamond Diadem, is a type of crown that was made in 1820 for King George IV. The diadem is worn by queens and queens consort in procession to coronations and State Openings of Parliament. The piece of jewellery has been featured in paintings and on stamps and currency. It can be seen in the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace.

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1984
RDM

Reverse

Image of the old Australian $1 note morphing and merging into the Mob of Roo's one dollar coin.

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald

1984
AUSTRALIA
1 DOLLAR
1994

Edge

1 Dollar

3rd portrait

10th Anniversary of the Dollar

KM# 258
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Aluminium Bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mints
Melbourne Mint
Royal Australian Mint (RAM)
Sydney Mint

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