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Coin - 1 Dollar, Sir Henry Parkes 1815-1896 Commemorative, Australia, 1996 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32603

Summary:
Australia
Dollar 1996
Commemorating the centenary of the death of Sir Henry Parkes, 1815-1896
Mint: Royal Australian
Description:
An aluminium-bronze coin (25.1 mm diameter) featuring on the obverse a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1996 the artist's initials RDM incuse on the neck truncation. The reverse features the head of Sir Henry, bearded, three-quarters right with the denomination 1 DOLLAR; around incuse on left, SIR HENRY PARKES 1815 - 1896, around on right, "FATHER" OF FEDERATION
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.99 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: australian federation 1901, curnal mustard
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, Henry Parkes, Politician (1815-1896)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1996 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: Head of Sir Henry, bearded, three-quarters right with the denomination 1 DOLLAR; around incuse on left, SIR HENRY PARKES 1815 - 1896, around on right, "FATHER" OF FEDERATION
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Aluminium Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1996
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, 1996
Artist: Raphael Maklouf
Artist: Wojciech Pietranik - Royal Australian Mint
Person Depicted: Sir Henry Parkes

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abdullah alhalabi Posted on 22 Apr 2010 10:41 PM
how much it worth ( selver one US dol ) 1872
Discovery Centre Posted on 24 Apr 2010 11:01 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Abdullah, unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. Please see our Question of the Week http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/2009-archive/coin-valuations/ for information on obtaining valuations of coins.
Dandy Brechtefeld Posted on 16 May 2012 8:29 PM
i got two same coin, but when i look closer on the date at the front (1815) the last number (5) is not the same at the bottom...

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