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Coin - 1 Dollar, Howard Florey 1898-1968 Commemorative, Australia, 1998 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18203

Dollar 1998 C (in collector's coin pack)
Commemorating the centenary of the birth of Howard Florey 1898-1968
Mint: Royal Australian, Canberra
An aluminium-bronze coin (25.1 mm diameter) featuring on the obverse a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998 the artist's initials RDM incuse on the neck truncation. The reverse features a facing bust of the Australian scientist Howard Florey; in the field right in two lines, 1 DOLLAR with the artist's initials HH below; in field left the mint mark C; curved below over bust incuse, HOWARD FLOREY CENTENARY
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Florey Centenary Committee, 1998
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 67 mm (Width), 148 mm (Length), 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.01 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: medical science, penicillin
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Howard Florey, Pathologist (1898-1968), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Collector
DateEra: 1998 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: A crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1996 the artist's initials RDM incuse on the neck truncation
Reverse Description: Facing bust of Florey wearing glasses; at right, 1 / DOLLAR; at left,C below incuse, HOWARD FLOREY CENTENARY
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998 RDM
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Aluminium Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1998
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, 1998
Artist: Raphael Maklouf
Artist: Vladimir Gottwald
Person Depicted: Dr Howard Florey

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