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


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 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 Ox

Series: Lunar Series


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

50 CENTS 2008

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.


Picture of an ox with Chinese symbol for ox to right


1/2 OZ 999 SILVER




P Perth Mint, Australia


This coin is part of the First Lunar Series, which on Silver only coins commenced in 1999, and continued until 2010 to enable the full 12 Chinese Calendar animals to be issued in this design.

The second series, Lunar Series II, which had a slightly different design commenced in 2008. This caused Series I and II to overlap during a two-year span from 2008 to 2010.

This is the reason this coin has an obverse dated 2008 and a reverse with a date of 2009

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009 P 474 Proof
2009 P 87 Proof in 3 Coin Set

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