50 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Gold

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 50 Dollars
50.00 AUD = 40 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 25.1 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1900
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Rooster

Series: Lunar Series

Obverse

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

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

Rooster standing on a mound, Chinese character for rooster to the right

Lettering:
2005
1/2 OZ 9999 GOLD

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $500 One Half Ounce Gold Lunar Series 1 Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  4,506 UNC
2005  1,848 UNC - Coloured

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