Five Dollars, Coin Type from Australia - detailed information

Five Dollars, Coin Type from Australia (issued 1988 - )
Coin TypeFive Dollars

The five dollar denomination of the Australian dollar (written as $5) is served by a banknote for normal daily transactions.

From time to time, the Royal Australian Mint also issues $5 coins for collectors (Non-Circulating Legal Tender, or NCLT).

Obverse
Australia / Five Dollars - obverse photo

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend, date.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the ruling monarch, date
Reverse
Australia / Five Dollars - reverse photo

Various reverse designs as separately described.

Reverse Inscription 5 DOLLARS
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

If you keep your coins in 2x2 cardboard holders, the best size for five dollar coins is 39.5mm.

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Five Dollars: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Sub-types Five Dollars, Triangular
From1988
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
Material
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size
Mass