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Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
0.50 AUD = USD 0.32
|Composition||Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.Schön# 275
And 5 more volumes.
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
50th Anniversary of the end of World War II
3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem
Bust of Dunlop in the centre, value below, framed by barbed wire
THEY SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN WORLD WAR II 1939-1945
12 Sided Smooth
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1995 marked the 50th Anniversary of the end of WWII. It was at this time that Australian Prisoners of War (POW's) being held by the Japanese were released. This coin was released into circulation by the RAM to commemorate the life of Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop and his extraordinary spirit and the measures he took to unselfishly help his fellow soldiers and patients while being held as a POW.
The coin was included in the Year UNC Mint, Proof, Baby UNC Mint & Proof Sets.
It was also issued in an Australia Post PNC (154,641 Copies)
The coin was also released in 2003 (but still dated 1995) as part of a dual Coincard set that included a Token that was commemorating the Australian Army Medical Corps Centenary. (See link)
|1995||36 190||0.12%||BU Gumnut Baby Set|
|1995||154 641||$ 6.70||1.5%||BU in PNC|
|1995||0.12%||BU with Token in Coincard|
|1995||96 079||$ 2.00||1.1%||BU Year Set|
|1995||15 869 200||$ 0.63||$ 0.63||$ 0.63||$ 1.20||$ 1.20||$ 1.20||$ 3.10||97%||Circulation|
|1995||6 704||0.12%||Proof Gumnut Baby Set|
|1995||48 537||2%||Proof Year Set|
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|Feb 11, 2023||Undetermined||UNC||Unsold|
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