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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Lawn Bowls

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Lawn Bowls) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Lawn Bowls) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

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 Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.5 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1002
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne - Lawn Bowls

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2006
IRB

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

Lawn Bowler bowling a Lawn Ball

Lettering:
XVIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES
50
MELBOURNE
2006

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - XVIII Commonwealth Games Lawn Bowls) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

This NCLT Copper-nickel 50 cent coin was issued by the RAM to Commemorate the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. This coin celebrates the sport of Lawn Bowls. It was released in a coincard.


The coin was also included in an special Album with 15 other NCLT 50 cent coins to celebrate other popular sporting events held during the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. The set also included a 2005 50 Cent coin that had been released into circulation and an Aluminium-bronze $5 coin.
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2006  15,000 13% UNC in 18 Coin Album
2006  22,602 87% UNC in Coincard

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