The Old and the New Effigy

2019 was a momentous year for Australian Currency.
Adopting a new Effigy of Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth the Second on our coins.
The effigy was designed by Jody Clark; an engraver for the Royal Mint located in Wales, UK. Jody Clark’s original effigy was chosen through a closed competition commissioned by the Royal Mint Advisory Committee in 2015, and replaces the Ian Rank Broadley Effigy introduced in the year 2000.