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50 Cents - Elizabeth II Scouting

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Scouting) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Scouting) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1049
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of Scouting

Obverse

4th Portrait Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
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

Depiction of the the Scout Spirit Flame and a depiction of several Scouts enjoying their activities

Lettering:
YEAR OF THE SCOUT
50 CENTS

Engraver: C.Goodall

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

Comments

The 2008 Scouting 50c coin was released by the Royal Australian Mint as a carded collector coin not intended for general circulation. This is known as NCLT or non-circulating legal tender.
The coin commemorates 100 years of the Scouting movement and the theme was accompanied with a $1 coin released into circulation.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  82,573 7.26 UNC

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