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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 1914 Australia's First Action

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 1914 Australia's First Action) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 1914 Australia's First Action) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 15.591 g
Diameter 32.6 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Australia's First Action

Series: ANZAC Spirit Collection

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1/2 oz 999 SILVER 2014 50 CENTS

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 Australian soldier running through vegetation while under fire during the fighting for Bita Paka wireless station. The inscription ‘1914 – Australia’s First Action’, a red poppy motif and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

Lettering:
1914 - AUSTRALIA'S FIRST ACTION
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

The Perth Mint issued three half-ounce coloured silver proof 50c coins each year between 2014 and 2018 to make a 15-coin collection called the 2014-2018 15-Coin ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary ½oz 50c Series. This was the third coin in the first set of 3 coins issued in 2014.

This image depicts the full set of 15 coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014 P 1,633 Proof in 3 Coin Set

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