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

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.39 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
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of Scouting


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


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.


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


Engraver: C.Goodall


12 Sided Smooth

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

© Mike Bentley


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


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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2008  9 571 7.43 95% UNC in Coincard
2008  33 002 8.60 14% UNC in PNC
2008  250 1.1% UNC in PNC Canberra Stamp Show Overprint

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