Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Ian Rank-Broadley.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. AUSTRALIA 1998
Reverse:||RFDS Bi-Plane - Design by Wojciech Pietranik|
Legend: 70 YEARS OF THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE 1928-1998 - 5 DOLLARS.
|Weight:||10.6 grams (163.6 grains).|
|Size:||28.00 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Outer Ring: Austenitic Stainless Steel|
Inner Ring: Aluminium Bronze: 92% Copper, 6% Aluminium, 2% Nickel
1998 Royal Fling Doctor Service Bi-Metal FIVE DOLLARS
This coin was struck to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. It was distributed in a clear plastic wallet accompanied by a $2 Telstra phonecard.
The proof version of the 1998 Royal Flying Doctor Service Australian five dollars is a significantly larger coin struck on an Aluminium Bronze blank.
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