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Specimen Coin - 1 Dollar, Silver Kangaroo Dollar, Australia, 1996 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33901

Summary:
Australia
Silver Kangaroo Dollar 1996
Mint: Royal Australian, Canberra

"This legal tender coin cannot normally be found in Australia's circulating currency. It is a special issue created by the Royal Australian Mint for collectors and international visitors and has unique heirloom and gift value. The Reverse features a portrait of and Eastern Grey Kangeroo and her Joey .." from the back of the coin packaging
Description:
A silver coin (40 mm diameter) with the obverse of Elizabeth II and featuring on the reverse an Eastern Grey kangaroo and her Joey. The coin is in a hard plastic container which fits into a soft plastic cover.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Australian Mint, 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 91 mm (Width), 132 mm (Length), 40 mm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: australian native animals, kangaroos
Themes this item is part of: Horst Hahne, Coin Engraver, Royal Australian Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: specimen strikes
Series: Silver Kangaroo
DateEra: 1996 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Diademed bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1996
Reverse Description: An Eastern Grey kangaroo and her Joey; around above, ONE DOLLAR; below, 1 OUNCE FINE SILVER at left the mint mark C
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1996
Reverse: TEN DOLLARS
Cover of Container: 1996 SILVER KANGAROO One Troy Ounce One Dollar 0.990 Silver AUSTRALIA ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Artist: Raphael Maklouf
Artist: Horst Hahne - Royal Australian Mint

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Brad Foster Posted on 04 Jun 2010 7:47 PM
I inherited several coins from my Father's estate and was curious if this coin had any value today? Thanks

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