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Specimen Coin - 1 Dollar, Silver Kangaroo Dollar, Australia, 1995 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33900

Summary:
Australia
Silver Kangaroo Dollar 1995
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..." 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 kangaroo's head facing. 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)

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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: 1995 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Diademed bust of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
Reverse Description: A kangaroo's head facing; around above, ONE DOLLAR; below, 1 OUNCE FINE SILVER at left the mint mark C
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
Reverse: TEN DOLLARS
Cover of Container: 1995 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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