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Coin: One Dollar 2010 Centenary of Girl Guiding
Description

Coin commemorating the Centenary of Girl Guiding in Australia.

Designed and sculpted by Wojciech Pietranik.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar Circulating Commemorative
Year2010 CurrentYes
Mintage12,600,000 (12.6 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 12,600,000 (12.6 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 2010.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2010
Reverse

The reverse features the Girl Guide logo, the Trefoil (three-leaf clover) at centre, with a seven-pointed star in the upper leaf; it symbolises the Girl Guide promise "To do my duty to God, to serve the Queen and my country, to help other people and to keep the Guide Law". Around above, CENTENARY OF GIRL GUIDING; divided by the logo, the dates 1910 and 2010; below, GIRL GUIDES / AUSTRALIA; around below, the denomination ONE DOLLAR.

Reverse inscription

CENTENARY OF GIRL GUIDING 1910 2010 GIRL GUIDES AUSTRALIA ONE DOLLAR

EdgeMilled interrupted, in seven sections Edge inscription

None

One Dollar 2010 Centenary of Girl Guiding: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 1499
One Dollar 2010 Centenary of Girl Guiding: 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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