50 Cents ribbon upwards

50 Cents (ribbon upwards) -  obverse50 Cents (ribbon upwards) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Singapore
Period Republic (1967-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1985-1991
Value 50 Cents
0.5 SGD = USD 0.37
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.29 g
Diameter 24.66 mm
Thickness 2.06 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1666
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 53,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 43
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Emblem with date underneath and 'Singapore' on four sides in English, Tamil, Chinese, and Malay.

Lettering:
SINGAPURA
சிங்கப்பூர் 新加坡
1987
SINGAPORE

Translation: Singapore

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering:
FIFTY CENTS
50

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Edge

Reeded or Smooth with incuse lettering

Lettering: REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

50 Cents (ribbon upwards) -  obverse

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Comments

Reverse: Yellow allamanda flower (Binomial Name: Allamanda cathartica)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985  14 960 000 $ 0.37 $ 0.45 $ 1.26 20% KM#53.1 (reeded edge)
1986  15 022 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.34 $ 0.57 $ 0.62 $ 0.80 $ 1.22 32% KM#53.1 (reeded edge)
1987  30 000 000 $ 0.42 $ 0.33 $ 0.34 $ 0.45 $ 0.36 $ 1.13 34% KM#53.1 (reeded edge)
1988  25 000 000 $ 0.42 $ 0.36 $ 0.57 $ 0.90 27% KM#53.1 (reeded edge)
1989  20 046 000 $ 0.34 $ 0.45 $ 0.62 22% KM#53.2 (inscripted smooth edge)
1990  19 740 000 $ 0.31 $ 0.35 $ 0.58 $ 1.36 21% KM#53.2 (inscripted smooth edge)
1991  19 946 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.51 $ 0.35 $ 0.51 $ 2.27 20% KM#53.2 (inscripted smooth edge)

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