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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Federation - Victoria

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Federation - Victoria) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Federation - Victoria) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2001
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.5 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 557
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of Federation - Victoria

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
IRB

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

Coat of Arms of Victoria: - A Blue Shield supported by two Female Figures representing Peace and Prosperity. Inside the Shield the Southern Cross. A crest of a Demi Kangaroo with the Crown of St. Edward in its Paws. Representing one of nine states and territories that make up Australia.

Lettering:
CENTENARY OF FEDERATION
1901 2001
VICTORIA
FIFTY CENTS

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Federation - Victoria) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This coin was released into circulation by the Royal Australian Mint in 2001 as part of a series of coins commemorating 100 Years since the Nation was fully Federated from the previous Australasian Colonies.
This particular Coin represents the State of Victoria and has the Victoria State Coat of Arms on the Reverse. The Capital of Victoria is Melbourne.

The coin was additionally released in capsules in various other UNC & Proof Sets as follows...
In a Proof VIC 2 Coin Pack along with a 20 cent proof coin.

In a Proof VIC 3 Coin Set along with 20 cent & $1 proof coins.

In a Proof 20 Coin Set along with eight 50 cent & nine 20 cent proof coins and 50 cent & $1 proof colourised coins.

In an UNC VIC 2 Coin Pack along with a 20 cent UNC coin.

In an UNC VIC 3 Coin Set along with 20 cent & $1 UNC coins.

In an UNC 20 Coin Folder along with nine 50 cent, nine 20 cent and one $1 UNC coins.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2001  2,800,000 1.47 1.47 3.44 Circulation
2001  10,147 Proof 2 Coin Pack
2001  13,000 Proof 20 Coin Cased Set
2001  5,777 Proof 3 Coin Cased Set
2001  18,643 UNC 2 Coin Pack
2001  21,040 UNC 20 Coin Federation Collection
2001  14,499 UNC 3 Coin Set

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