50 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Cooktown Orchid - Platinum Proof

Features

Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 50 Dollars
50.00 AUD = USD 34
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Platinum (.9995) (Pad Printed)
Weight 14.1748 g
Diameter 25.1 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled, coloured
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 201162
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Commemorative issue

Cooktown Orchid

Series: Discover Australia Flora

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
50 DOLLARS
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

Depiction of a Cooktown Orchid in full flower

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA
1/2 OZ PLATINUM 9995 2006
COOKTOWN ORCHID

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia (1899-date)

Comments

Part of the 15 Coin Discover Australia Platinum Proof  Flora series of coins issued by the Perth Mint from 2006 to 2008.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  169 Proof

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