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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Rat - Silver Bullion Coin

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.37 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 32.1 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Rat

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 CENTS
2008
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

Depiction of a Rat standing on hind legs, chinese character for Rat to right

Lettering:
2
0
0
8
1/2 OZ 9999 SILVER
P

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - 50 Cent 1/2 Ounce Silver Lunar Series 1 Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 P 202 Proof

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