One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait), Coin from Australia - detailed information

One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait), Coin from Australia
CoinOne Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait)

The one dollar coin denomination (written as $1) was introduced in Australia in 1984, replacing the earlier banknotes. The original reverse design by Stuart Devlin featuring five kangaroos - known in Australia as the "Mob of Roos" design - has not been changed since its introduction.

Some of these coins were released in October 2018 and due to their date which was then in the future were known for a while as the "time traveller" coins. These were the special issue coins with privy marks - incorrectly called mint marks - of A, U or S incuse in a square above the AR of DOLLAR, and a tiny (microtext) number 35 between the three kangaroos on the left, to mark the 35th anniversary of the denomination. The Royal Australian Mint announced these (after they had been in circulation for some time) as a "coin hunt" and distributed albums for collectors, with three slots for the three coins with different privy marks, and a magnifying glass to help see the tiny 35 marking.

Coins with this design were not included in this year's uncirculated and proof sets, which featured instead a Non-Circulating Legal Tender $1 design marking the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing .

Coins issued in 2019 have now been in circulation for less than one year.

MintRoyal Australian Mint Mintageunknown
Obverse

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 2019.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
Reverse

Five kangaroos (hence the coin type is known as the "Mob of Roos"), the closest facing right but looking to left; below, and overlaid on them, the denomination and value 1 DOLLAR.

Some coins have privy marks of A, U or S incuse in a square above the AR of DOLLAR, and a tiny (microtext) number 35 between the three kangaroos on the left, to mark the 35th anniversary of the denomination.

Reverse Inscription 1 DOLLAR
EdgeMilled interrupted, in seven sectionsEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

These are the last Australian $1 coins featuring the Queen's Fourth Portrait.

On 2 March 2015 the Royal Mint revealed a new effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, which went into production in the United Kingdom that very day. The new portrait was designed by Jody Clark, the first Royal Mint engraver to be chosen to create a definitive royal coinage portrait in over 100 years.

At that time, the Royal Australian Mint decided to continue with the Fourth Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley. This was changed halfway through 2019; consequently, in 2019 some one dollar coins were issued with the Fourth Portrait and some with the Fifth Portrait.

One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait): Known varieties
Variety Gold Proof FDC Australia / One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait) / Gold Proof FDC - obverse photo Australia / One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait) / Gold Proof FDC - reverse photo
Mintage 50
Material0.9999 Gold
Details

99.99% Gold, 25.00mm diameter, 21.52 g., issued in the six-coin gold Last of the Ian Rank-Broadley Effigy set.

Variety Privy mark S
Mintage unknown
Details

Released as part of the Australia’s Dollar Discovery event to mark the 35th anniversary of the denomination.

Variety Privy mark U
Mintage unknown
Details

Released as part of the Australia’s Dollar Discovery event to mark the 35th anniversary of the denomination.

Variety Privy mark A
Mintage unknown
Details

Released as part of the Australia’s Dollar Discovery event to mark the 35th anniversary of the denomination.

All (51) Coins of Country: Australia, Type: One Dollar
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
One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait) unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
One Dollar 2019 (Fifth Portrait) unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2019
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One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait): Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeOne Dollar Mob of Roos
Issued2019
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
MaterialAluminium-Bronze
DesignerStuart Devlin
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)25
Mass (g)9
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One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait): Photos
ImageDetails
Last of the Ian Rank-Broadley Effigy
Copyright: Royal Australian Mint
Notes: Gold Proof set box.
Source
2019 $1 Gold Proof
Copyright: Royal Australian Mint
Notes: Gold Proof.
Source
2019 $1 Gold Proof
Copyright: Royal Australian Mint
Notes: Gold Proof.
Source
2019 $1 'A' Mintmark Circulating Dollar Discovery Coin
Copyright: Royal Australian Mint
Notes: A privy mark.
Source
2019 $1 'U' Mintmark Circulating Dollar Discovery Coin
Copyright: Royal Australian Mint
Notes: U privy mark.
Source
2019 $1 'S' Mintmark Circulating Dollar Discovery Coin
Copyright: Royal Australian Mint
Notes: S privy mark.
Source
One Dollar 2019 (Fourth Portrait): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 489