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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Snugglepot & Cuddlepie™

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 50 Cents
0.5 AUD = 0.34 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 15.591 g
Diameter 32.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Snugglepot & Cuddlepie™

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2018
IRB
1/2oz 999 SILVER 2016 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

A colour image of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie™ sitting on a tree branch, surrounded by gumnuts and gum leaves. The

Lettering:
May
Gibbs
Snugglepot
&
Cuddlepie™
P
©TNS & CPA

Engraver: May Gibbs

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Originally published in 1918, May Gibbs’ Tales of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie™ went on to become a much-loved Australian children’s classic. Her creation of a fantasy world within the Australian bush, using creatures and images that were well-recognised and found right across the country, has fascinated generations of Australians for decades.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016 P 986 Proof

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