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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Australian Kookaburra

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Australian Kookaburra) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 50 Cents
0.5 AUD = 0.34 USD
Composition Silver (.999) (999)
Weight 15.5500 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3.5 mm
Shape Square (4-sided, with round corners)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 875
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
· 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

Kookaburra on branch

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN
P
2002 1/2 oz. 999 SILVER
KOOKABURRA

Edge

Milled

Comments

This 1/2 oz coin from the Perth Mint's 2002 Proof issue of the Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coin Series is Australia's first ever square-shaped legal tender coin.

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2002 P 75,350 Proof

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