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Proof Coin - 5 Dollars, The Enfranchisement of Women, Australia, 1994 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33919

Summary:
Australia
Five dollar proof coin. 1994.

Issued to commemorate the centenary of the South Australian women's rights to vote and stand for public office. Features the portrait of Mary Lee.
Description:
Aluminium bronze coin in acrylic holder.
In velvet lined purple and gold leatherette case within purple, yellow and gold cardboard box. With certificate of authenticity.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 73 mm (Width), 86 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, women s suffrage
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Wojciech Pietranik, Sculptor & Engraver, Royal Australian Mint (1950-?), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Coin Fair
DateEra: 1994 AD
Denomination: 5 Dollars
Obverse Description: Head of Elizabeth II. Around, ELIZABETH II / AUSTRALIA 1994.
Reverse Description: Head of Mary Lee on background of text. Around: 1894 . WOMEN'S ENFRANCHISEMENT S.A. . 1994 / 5 DOLLARS
Material: Aluminium Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1994
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Raphael Maklouf
Artist: Wojciech Pietranik - Royal Australian Mint
Person Depicted: Mary Lee

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