Elizabeth II (1952-date)
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150th Running of the Melbourne Cup
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Group of Horses and Jockeys crossing the finishing Line at Flemington racecourse
150TH RUNNING OF THE MELBOURNE CUP
12 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
Released by the RAM to Commemorate the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup horse race at Flemington is this NCLT 50 cent coin which was issued in a coincard.
The design of this coin commemorates the 150th running of the prestigious Melbourne Cup annual horse race which first ran in 1861. The race in Australia is held on the first Tuesday each November. All around the country many Australians stop work to watch the race.
The coin was also released in a PNC by Australia Post (15,000 Copies)
A special ballot was held to issue 1,861 copies of the PNC with a special Gold Postmark.
A special Wooden Box Set containing 2 different Fine Silver (.999) Gold Gilded Proof NCLT coins was also issued by the RAM to commemorate this event.
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|2010||49,785||11.02||100%||UNC in Coincard|
|2010||1,861||2%||UNC in Gold Postmarked PNC|
|2010||15,000||9%||UNC in PNC|
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