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

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Silver Bullion Coin -  Colourised) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Dragon - Silver Bullion Coin -  Colourised) -  reverse

Reverse © JM Bullion

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (Pad rinted)
Weight 15.59 g
Diameter 36.6 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1663a
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Year of the Dragon

Series: Lunar series II

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1/2 OZ. 999 SILVER 2012 50 CENTS

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

Colourised dragon, Chinese symbol for dragon at right

Lettering:

P
Year of the Dragon

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Perth Mint Lunar Year Series II Silver Bullion Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012 P 10,000 Proof

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