One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback, Coin from Australia - detailed information

One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback, Coin from Australia
CoinOne Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback

This is a circulating commemorative one dollar marking the Australian Year of the Outback. The logo depicts a stylised outline of Australia and incorporates the Southern Cross. Reaching towards the Southern Cross are trails representing the stories or marks left first by Indigenous Australians, then by white settlers, explorers and pioneers.

Designed by Elizabeth Robinson and sculpted by Wojciech Pietranik.

No regular (Mob of Roos) one dollar coins were released in 2002.

Coins issued in 2002 have now been in circulation for 18 years.

MintRoyal Australian Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage34,401,832 (34.4 million)
Obverse
Australia / One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback - obverse photo

Crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

In tiny letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002
Reverse
Australia / One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin depicts a stylised outline of Australia incorporating the Southern Cross. Reaching towards the Southern Cross are trails representing the stories or marks left first by Indigenous Australians, then by white settlers, explorers and pioneers. Around above, the denomination ONE DOLLAR; below, in five lines, 2002 Year of the Outback.

Reverse Inscription ONE DOLLAR 2002 Year of the Outback
EdgeMilled interrupted, in seven sectionsEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Mintage figure includes:
18,049,000 circulation coins dated 2002, minted in the 2001/2002 financial year (ending 30 June)
16,025,000 circulation coins dated 2002, minted 2002/2003
82,755 brilliant uncirculated coins sold individually, variously privy-marked, minted 2001/2002
85,306 brilliant uncirculated coins in sets, minted 2001/2002
87,015 brilliant uncirculated coins sold individually, variously privy-marked, minted 2002/2003
19,247 brilliant uncirculated coins in sets, minted 2002/2003
44,025 proofs, minted 2001/2002
9,484 proofs, minted 2002/2003

Sources of original information:

Royal Australian Mint, Annual Report 2001 - 2002 (2002), pp 53, 55. Retrieved from https://www.ramint.gov.au/annual-reports (PDF)
Royal Australian Mint, 2002-03 Annual Report Supplement (2003), pp 2, 4. Retrieved from https://www.ramint.gov.au/annual-reports (PDF)

One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Known varieties
Variety In mint sets
Mintage Issued: 104,553 (included in total)
Details

Brilliant uncirculated coins issued in mint sets (minted during 2001/2002 financial year + minted 2002/2003):
2002 Year of the Outback Six Coin Uncirculated Set - issued in folder with external hard envelope; six coins, incl. the Outback 50 cents and the Outback $1 - 60,812 + 7,940
2002 Year of the Outback Australian Baby Coin Set - as above, but in a box with matching illustrated cover - 22,542 + 9,937
Australian Wedding Coin Collection 2002 - "specimen"-grade uncirculated coins, in a burgundy coloured holder, boxed - 1,952 + 1,370

Variety Privy mark C
Mintage Issued: 68,447 (included in total)
Details

Privy mark C for Canberra.

54,526 minted 2001/2 + 13921 minted 2002/3.

Variety Proof FDC (multi-coloured)
Mintage Issued: 53,509 (included in total)
Details

On proof coins, the map of Australia is coloured.

They were issued in mint sets (minted during 2001/2002 financial year + minted 2002/2003):
2002 Year of the Outback Six Coin Proof Set - issued in rigid plastic case within a folder and encased in an outer shipper box; six coins, incl. the Outback 50 cents and the coloured Outback $1 - 34,313 + 5,200
2002 Year of the Outback Australian Baby Coin Set - Proof - as above, but in a box with matching illustrated cover - 9,712 + 4,284

Variety Privy mark S
Mintage Issued: 36,931 (included in total)
Details

Privy mark S for Sydney.

25,229 minted 2001/2 + 11,702 minted 2002/3.

Variety Privy mark B
Mintage Issued: 32,698 (included in total)
Details

Privy mark B for Brisbane.

3,000 minted 2001/2 + 29,698 minted 2002/3.

Variety Privy mark M
Mintage Issued: 31,694 (included in total)
Details

Privy mark M for Melbourne.

All minted 2002/3.

Variety Silver Proof FDC
Mintage Issued: 12,501
Details

11.66 g of 0.999 silver (0.3711 ASW).

11,855 minted 2001/2 + 646 minted 2002/3.

One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2002, 2003 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2002, 2003 Mintage link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Design link
All (78) Coins of Country: Australia, Type: One Dollar
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
One Dollar 1984 186,144,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1984
One Dollar 1985 96,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985
One Dollar 1986 Year of Peace 25,167,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1986
One Dollar 1987 (mint sets only) 270,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1987
One Dollar 1988 Australian Bicentenary 21,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1988
One Dollar 1989 (mint sets only) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1989
One Dollar 1990 (mint sets only) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1990
One Dollar 1991 (mint sets only) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1991
One Dollar 1992 8,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1992
One Dollar 1993 Landcare 18,157,036 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1993
One Dollar 1994 47,639,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1994
One Dollar 1995 21,412,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
One Dollar 1996 Sir Henry Parkes 26,572,010 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1996
One Dollar 1997 Kingsford-Smith 24,381,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1997
One Dollar 1998 16,248,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998
One Dollar 1999 International Year of Older Persons 29,218,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1999
One Dollar 2000 7,627,153 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
One Dollar 2001 Centenary of Federation 28,449,967 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
One Dollar 2001 International Year of Volunteers 6,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback 34,401,832 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002
One Dollar 2003 Volunteers 4,149,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2003
One Dollar 2003 Centenary of Women's Suffrage 10,007,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2003
One Dollar 2004 8,850,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2004
One Dollar 2005 5,825,520 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
One Dollar 2005 60th Anniversary of the End of WWII 34,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
One Dollar 2006 38,900,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2006
One Dollar 2007 (mint sets only) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2007
One Dollar 2007 APEC 20,108,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2007
One Dollar 2008 30,106,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
One Dollar 2008 Centenary of Scouting 17,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
One Dollar 2009 21,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2009
One Dollar 2009 Age Pension 21,300,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2009
One Dollar 2010 16,700,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2010
One Dollar 2010 Centenary of Girl Guiding 12,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2010
One Dollar 2011 17,900,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
One Dollar 2011 CHOGM 9,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
One Dollar 2012 (mint sets only) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012
One Dollar 2013 20,900,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2013
One Dollar 2014 1,052,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014
One Dollar 2014 ANZAC 21,800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014
One Dollar 2015 22,300,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
One Dollar 2015 ANZAC 1,300,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
One Dollar 2016 30,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016
One Dollar 2016 ANZAC 2,090,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016
One Dollar 2016 Changeover 665,888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016 FIFTY YEARS
One Dollar 2017 unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
One Dollar 2017 ANZAC unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
One Dollar 2018 unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2018
One Dollar 2018 ANZAC unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2018
One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait) 6,199,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 A - Australia Post unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 B - Boomerang unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 C - Cricket unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 D - Didgeridoo unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 E - Esky unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 F - Footy unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 G - G’day unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 H - Hills Hoist unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 I - Iced Vovo unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 J - Jackaroo and Jillaroo unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 K - Kangaroo unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 L - Lamington unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 M - Meat Pie unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 N - Neighbours unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 O - Outback unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 P - Platypus unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 Q - Quokka unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 R - Royal Flying Doctor Service unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 S - Surf Life Saving unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 T - Thongs unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 U - Ute unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 V - Vegemite unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 W - Weet-bix unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 X - Xantippe unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 Y - Yowie unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 Z - Zooper Dooper unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 (Fifth Portrait) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2020 unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2020
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One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeOne Dollar Circulating Commemorative
Issued2002
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
Circulation Mintage34,074,000 (34.1 million)
Total Mintage34,401,832 (34.4 million)
CurrentYes
MaterialAluminium-Bronze
DesignerElizabeth Robinson and Wojciech Pietranik
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size25.200 mm
Thickness3.460 mm
Mass9.000 g
OCC IDXGAV-PEXA-CMBO-MDYJ
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One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 600.1, 600.1a (Silver), 600.2 Colour