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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Dog - Silver Bullion Coin

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 Silver (.999)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 32.1 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1877
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dog

Series: Lunar Year Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
50 CENTS
IRB

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.

Reverse

An Alsatian dog sitting and staring, and the Chinese character for dog to the right.

Lettering:
2
0
0
6

1/2 OZ 999 SILVER

Translation: 狗 = domestic dog

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - 50 Cent 1/2 Ounce Silver Lunar Series 1 Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2006  1,281 25% Proof
2006  39,361 75% UNC

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