50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Leafy Sea Dragon

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.39 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 15.573 g
Diameter 36.6 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1101
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Australian Sea Life Series - Leafy Sea Dragon

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1/2oz 999 SILVER 2019 50 CENTS

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Colourised depiction of an Australian Leafy Sea Dragon

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE
THE
REEF
P
LEAFY SEA DRAGON

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

This coin is part of the 1/2 Oz Silver Proof Sea Life series of colourised coins released by the Perth Mint between 2009 and 2012

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009 P 10,000 Proof

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