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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series – First Convoy

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 15.591 g
Diameter 32.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series – First Convoy

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 2014 1 DOLLAR

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

The coin’s reverse features two ships in the convoy as they set sail from King George's Sound in Albany, and a list of the 39 ships that sailed from Albany’s shores. The inscriptions FIRST CONVOY ALBANY W.A. and 100TH ANNIVERSARY NOVEMBER 1914, a red poppy motif, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark are also incorporated into the design.

Lettering:
FIRST CONVOY ALBANY W.A.
100th ANNIVERSARY NOVEMBER 1914
*Names of ships in the convoy*
P

WR P

Engraver: Wade Robinson

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Only 1,914 coins produced to signify the year that WW1 Commenced.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014 P 1,914 Proof

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