Detailed information about Coin: One Dollar 1993 Landcare from Australia
The environmental theme of this $1 coin design reflects the relationship between the environment and water quality by depicting a tree sculpted in the flowing form of water. The design incorporates the logo of Landcare Australia to raise awareness of their work.
Designed and sculpted by Vladimir Gottwald.
In 1993, the Royal Australian Mint introduced for the first time the practice of minting coins for visitors of various coin shows where people could "mint" their own coins, with a privy mark denoting the city where the show takes place.
No regular (Mob of Roos) one dollar coins were released in 1988.
|Face value||1 (x Dollar)||Type||One Dollar Circulating Commemorative|
|Mintage||18,157,036 (18.2 million)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||22||Thickness (mm)|
Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls (effigy known as the "Third portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1993. In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1993|
The reverse depicts a tree on the left formed from waves suggesting water; on the right the Landcare Australia logo of clasping hands forming a map of Australia, below which LANDCARE / AUSTRALIA. Denomination 1 DOLLAR horizontal below.
LANDCARE AUSTRALIA 1 DOLLAR
|Edge||Milled interrupted, in seven sections||Edge inscription||
|Privy mark C||91,993 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Privy mark S||87,939 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Privy mark M||60,104 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Silver proof, edge milled interrupted||20,000|
|Silver proof, edge continuously milled||5,000|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Australia KM# 208|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Australia KM# 208a.1, 208a.2 (silver proofs)|
|Museum Victoria Collections||2016||Coin description||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mint||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mintage||link|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mintage||Circulation and privy mark mintages|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Varieties||Privy marks, Silver proofs|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Design||link|
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