½ Dollar - Elizabeth II John Paul II

Features

Issuer Niue
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 0.5 Dollar
0.5 NZD = USD 0.28
Currency Dollar of New Zealand (1987-date)
Composition Silver plated copper
Weight 31.2 g
Shape Rectangular (45 x 35 mm)
Technique Milled, coloured
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 239959
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

The Effigy of HM Queen Elizabeth İİ

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
RDM
HALF
DOLLAR
NIUE 2008

Designer: Raphael David Maklouf Read more on Wikipedia

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

John Paul II

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  1 000 Proof

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