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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Dog - Colourised

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 28 g
Diameter 31.9 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dog

Series: Lunar Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
IRB
· 50 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

Dog sitting, Chinese character for Dog to the right.

Lettering:
2
0
0
6

1/2 OZ 999 SILVER

Translation: 狗 = domestic dog

Edge

Reeded

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dog - Colourised) -  obverse

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  29,158 UNC Colourised

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