Elizabeth II (1952-date)
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Western Front - Battle of Amiens
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Australian Soldiers standing by a captured German Tank below the
sky with clouds and birds.
Designer: E. Lewellen
12 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
The Royal Australian Mint is producing a series of NCLT 50 cent coins to commemorate the Battles of the Western Front that Australian soldiers took a major part in during WW1. They are released on a coin card.
Australia Post also released a PNC containing the coin limited to 7000 Copies
500 of them were released in a special overprinted cover at the Sydney ANDA 2018 Money Expo.
This 2018 coin relates to the action on 8th August 1918 by Australian & Canadian troops who spearheaded the allied counter-offensive from positions east of Villers-Brettonneux and gained over 24 kilometres of German occupied territory. Allied fighters captured 29,144 prisoners, 338 field guns and liberated 116 villages in a single day of fighting. Amiens was a significant allied victory that marked the beginning of the end of fighting on the Western Front.
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|2018||13 727||88%||UNC in Coincard|
|2018||7 000||8%||UNC in PNC|
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