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50 Cents - Elizabeth II Royal Visit

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Royal Visit) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Royal Visit) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12 sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 802
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Royal Visit

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2006
IRB

Engraver: 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

Images of Australia and the world surrounded by a ring of majestic crowns with a small 50 at the top

Lettering: 50

Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Stuart Leslie Devlin, AO, CMG is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer of gold and silver collector's items in the 1970s and 80s.

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

Comments

For the Queens visit to Australia  In 2006 the RAM issued a NCLT 50c to celebrate the occasion. The coin was issued as a collector piece and not released into circulation in an informative purple card.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  28,593 UNC

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