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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Scouting 100 Years

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Scouting 100 Years) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Scouting 100 Years) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
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 of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

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

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Scouting 100 Years) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

The Royal Australian Mint released this NCLT 50 cent coin that commemorates 100 years of the Scouting movement in a credit card sized coincard.


A $1 coin celebrating the same thing was released into circulation.

The 50 cent coin was also released by Australia Post in a PNC.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  9,571 7.04 UNC in Coincard
2008  33,002 UNC in PNC
2008  250 UNC in PNC Canberra Stamp Show Overprint

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