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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 36.31 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 411
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Masterpieces 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

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Masterpiece in Silver - 1937 Crown) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  15,000 40.99 Proof

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