Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Ian Rank-Broadley.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. AUSTRALIA 1998
Reverse:||Sturt Desert Pea - Design by Horst Hahne|
Legend: 150 DOLLARS.
|Edge:||Reeded - continuous mill.|
|Weight:||15.0 grams (231.5 grains).|
|Size:||30.0 mm (diameter).|
|Gold Content:||.5000 oz.|
|Mintage:||Canberra: Proof - 1,500|
1998 Sturt Desert Pea One Hundred & Fifty Dollars
The Sturt Desert Pea, named after explorer Charles Sturt, became the floral emblem of South Australia in 1961.
|This coin was encapsulated and distributed in an Australian Blackwood and Tasmanian Oak hinged lid presentation box. The reverse design features the Floral Emblem of South Australia, the Sturt Desert Pea (Clianthus formosus), and is the fourth in a nine coin $150 Floral Emblem series issued between 1995 and 2003.|
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