50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Lunar Year of the Goat - Silver Proof


Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (999)
Weight 16.20 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Tetradecagonal
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Lunar Year Series - Year of the Goat


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


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.


Goat and a Kid Goat with Chinese character for Goat to the left

Lettering: 50

Engraver: Alex Vorodeyev


Smooth Tetradecagonal


Released by the Royal Australian Mint in 2015, this is the fourth NCLT Lunar coin in this tetradecagonal 50 cents series. Struck in .999 fine silver and finished with a frosted proof finish, this coin is engraved with Chinese lunar symbol of the goat on the reverse and Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.

The coin is encapsulated and presented in a velvet lined blue box with an accompanying certificate of authenticity.

A Copper-nickel version of the coin was released in a coincard.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  10,000 Cased Frosted Proof

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Catalog Australia 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Lunar Year of the Goat - Silver Proof)