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Coin: One Dollar 2001 International Year of Volunteers
Description

Coin commemorating the International Year of Volunteers and incorporating the United Nations logo for that year.

No regular (Mob of Roos) one dollar coins were released in 2001 (although Krause lists such a coin with mintage of 1,001,000).

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar Circulating Commemorative
Year2001 CurrentYes
Mintage6,000,000 (6.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 6,000,000 (6.0 million)
MaterialAluminium-Bronze DesignerWojciech Pietranik
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)9
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Reverse

The logo of the 2001 International Year of Volunteers above the date 2001; around above, International Year of Volunteers; around below, the denomination ONE DOLLAR.

Reverse inscriptionInternational Year of Volunteers 2001 ONE DOLLAR
EdgeMilled interrupted, in seven sections Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

1.001 mln circulation one dollar pieces dated 2001 were minted in the 2000/2001 financial year (ending 30 June). Since no "Mob or Roos" coins were minted this year, presumably this type is meant.

Sources of original information:

Royal Australian Mint, Annual Report 2000 - 2001 (2001), p. 53. Retrieved from https://www.ramint.gov.au/sites/default/files/AnnualReport2001_small.pdf

One Dollar 2001 International Year of Volunteers: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 682
One Dollar 2001 International Year of Volunteers: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mintage link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Design link
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