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50 Cents - Elizabeth II Year of the Rooster Gold Plated

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Year of the Rooster Gold Plated) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Year of the Rooster Gold Plated) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.37 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3.0 mm
Shape Tetradecagon- 14 sided
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Lunar Year Series - Year of the Rooster ; WMF Issue

Obverse

4th Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
IRB

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadly

Reverse

Rooster, Chinese symbol for Rooster at left. Bamboo in the background.

Lettering: 50

Engraver: S. Stojanovic

Edge

14 Sided Smooth

Comments

This RAM NCLT release is a 2017 Berlin World Money Fair special version of the now familiar Tetradecagonal Chinese Lunar Year 50 cent coin. It is fully Gold Plated and was released on a coincard. Mintage is limited to 5000.

There have now been six yearly releases of the Lunar Year 50 cent coins by the RAM. This is the first Gold Plated version.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017  5,000 Gold plated; UNC in Coincard

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50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Year of the Rooster Gold Plated)