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

Australia: Coin One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback
CoinOne Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback

Coin commemorating the 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.

MintRoyal Australian Mint
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 sections
Edge InscriptionNone
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Known varieties
Privy mark CColoured proofPrivy mark SPrivy mark BPrivy mark MSilver proofProof
VarietyMintageDetails
Variety
Mintage68,447 (included above)
DetailsPrivy mark C for Canberra.
Variety
Mintage39,514
DetailsThe map of Australia is multi-coloured.
Variety
Mintage36,931 (included above)
DetailsPrivy mark S for Sydney.
Variety
Mintage32,698 (included above)
DetailsPrivy mark B for Brisbane.
Variety
Mintage31,694 (included above)
DetailsPrivy mark M for Melbourne.
Variety
Mintage12,500
Details11.66g of 0.99 silver (0.3711 ASW).
Variety
Mintageunknown
Details
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mintage link
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Privy mark, proofs mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Privy mark, proofs
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Design link
All Coins of Country: Australia, Type: One Dollar (49)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
One Dollar 1984 186,144,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1984
One Dollar 1985 96,200,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985
One Dollar 1986 Year of Peace 25,167,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1986
One Dollar 1987 (mint sets only) 270,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1987
One Dollar 1988 Australian Bicentenary 21,600,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1988
One Dollar 1989 (mint sets only) unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1989
One Dollar 1990 (mint sets only) unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1990
One Dollar 1991 (mint sets only) unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1991
One Dollar 1992 8,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1992
One Dollar 1993 Landcare 18,157,036 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1993
One Dollar 1994 47,639,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1994
One Dollar 1995 21,412,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
One Dollar 1996 Sir Henry Parkes 26,572,010 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1996
One Dollar 1997 Kingsford-Smith 24,381,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1997
One Dollar 1998 16,248,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998
One Dollar 1999 International Year of Older Persons 29,218,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1999
One Dollar 2000 7,592,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
One Dollar 2001 Centenary of Federation 27,905,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
One Dollar 2001 International Year of Volunteers 6,000,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback 34,243,770 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002
One Dollar 2003 Volunteers 4,149,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2003
One Dollar 2003 Centenary of Women's Suffrage 10,007,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2003
One Dollar 2004 8,850,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2004
One Dollar 2005 5,825,520 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
One Dollar 2005 60th Anniversary of the End of WWII 34,200,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
One Dollar 2006 38,900,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2006
One Dollar 2007 (mint sets only) unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2007
One Dollar 2007 APEC 20,108,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2007
One Dollar 2008 30,106,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
One Dollar 2008 Centenary of Scouting 17,200,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
One Dollar 2009 21,200,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2009
One Dollar 2009 Age Pension 21,300,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2009
One Dollar 2010 16,700,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2010
One Dollar 2010 Centenary of Girl Guiding 12,600,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2010
One Dollar 2011 17,900,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
One Dollar 2011 CHOGM 9,400,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
One Dollar 2012 (mint sets only) unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012
One Dollar 2013 20,900,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2013
One Dollar 2014 1,052,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014
One Dollar 2014 ANZAC 21,800,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014
One Dollar 2015 22,300,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
One Dollar 2015 ANZAC 1,300,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2015
One Dollar 2016 30,200,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016
One Dollar 2016 ANZAC 2,090,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016
One Dollar 2016 Changeover 560,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016 FIFTY YEARS
One Dollar 2017 unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
One Dollar 2017 ANZAC unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
One Dollar 2018 unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2018
One Dollar 2018 ANZAC unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2018
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One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeOne Dollar Circulating Commemorative
Issued2002
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
Mintage34,243,770 (34.2 million)
MaterialAluminium-Bronze
DesignerElizabeth Robinson and Wojciech Pietranik
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.1200
Mass (g)9
One Dollar 2002 Year of the Outback: Photos
ImageDetails
Australia, Elizabeth II, Dollar, 2002
Copyright: NumisCorner.com
Source
Australia, Elizabeth II, Dollar, 2002
Copyright: NumisCorner.com
Source
1 Dollar coin
Copyright: British Museum / CC BY-NC-SA
Source
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