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50 Cents - Elizabeth II Federation Australia

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Federation Australia) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Federation Australia) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2001
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.5 mm
Thickness 2.55 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 491.1, Schön# 600.1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of Federation - Australia

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
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

Australian Coat of Arms consisting of a shield depicting the emblems of the six Australian States. Aside the shield are a Red Kangaroo and Emu. Above the shield is a seven pointed star on a wreath, each point representing the 6 States and one for the Territories. Below are sprays of Golden Wattle and 'Australia' in a scroll.

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
50

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

Comments

In 2001 there were many coins released into circulation by the RAM commemorating the Australian Centenary of Federation. A one dollar coin, Ten 50 cent coins and nine 20 cent coins.
Nine of the 50 cent coins depicted the coat of arms of each state and territory of Australia that were joined together in 1901 at Australia's Federation.
This 50 cent coin depicts the Coat of Arms of the Federated States of Australia as a whole and is the most common of the Federation 50 cent coins.

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2001  43,149,600 0.82 1.71 1.49 (fr) KM# 491.1
2001  111,862 In Sets only
2001  Proof

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