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50 Cents - Elizabeth II Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 411
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Masterpiece in Silver - Coins of the 20th Century

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998
IRB
FIFTY 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

1937 Crown design: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Crown

Lettering:
COMMONWEALTH:OF:AUSTRALIA
KG
1937
• ONE CROWN •

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The 1998 Masterpieces of Silver set ("Coins of the 20th Century ") contains 8 twenty-cent sized coins and a pre-decimal crown minted in silver

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  15,000 Proof

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