50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Twelve Days of Christmas

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Twelve Days of Christmas) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Twelve Days of Christmas) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2019
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

12 Days of Christmas


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


Designer: 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.


Very detailed version of all the items that appear in the 12 Days of Christmas Song.
A Partridge, 2 Turtle Doves , 3 French Hens, 4 Calling Birds, 5 Golden Rings, 6 Geese a-laying, 7 Swans a-swimming, 8 Maids a-milking, 9 Ladies dancing, 10 Lords a-leaping, 11 Pipers piping, 12 Drummers drumming.


Designer: Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King is a coin designer with the Royal Australian mint.


12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Twelve Days of Christmas) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


Released by the RAM in September 2019 is this NCLT Copper-nickel 50 cent coin. The Mint has got into the upcoming festive season with its first ever Christmas coin. Based on the classic carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas", this stunning coin comes in a beautiful gift card, in five different colours that pops-out - transforming the coin into a hanging decoration. Priced at $10 each.

The coin features all of the 12 items that are associcated with the "Twelve Days of Christmas" song.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2019  36% UNC in Blue Coincard
2019  36% UNC in Green Coincard
2019  43% UNC in Orange Coincard
2019  29% UNC in Red Coincard
2019  50% UNC in Yellow Coincard

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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