50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
0.50 AUD = 0.34 USD
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Standard Catalog of World CoinsSchön# 70
by George S. Cuhaj
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1985
Australian Coat of arms with Kangaroo and Emu supporters
12 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
The 1985 50 standard cent coin obverse was updated with the Third Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Raphael David Maklouf. It was used on all 50 cent coins up to and including 1997.
A special Five-Coin Set to commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Dodecagon 50 cent Coin was issued by the RAM in 2019. The set included this coin with the Makleouf Third Effigy. The five coins in the set each display a different effigy of Queen Elizabeth II as used on the 50 cent coin since it was introduced in 1969 as well as including the new Jody Clark Sixth Effigy being introduced on Australian coins in 2019.
The Five coins in the Five-Coin Set are as follows :-
Coin dated 2019 with original 1969-1983 2nd Effigy Arnold Machin Obv with Stuart Devlin Rev. (Gold Plated)
Coin dated 2019 with second 1984-1997 3rd Effigy Ralph David Makleouf Obv with Stuart Devlin Rev.
Coin dated 2019 with third 1998-2019 4th Effigy Ian Rank-Broadly Obv with Stuart Devlin Rev.
Coin dated 2019 with fourth 2000 only 5th Effigy Vladimir Gottwald Obv with Stuart Devlin Rev.
Coin dated 2019 with fifth 2019 onwards 6th Effigy Jody Clark Obv with Stuart Devlin Rev.
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|1985||74,089||2%||Proof Year Set|
|1985||170,000||0.5%||UNC Year Set|
|1986||67,000||5.80||2%||Proof Year Set|
|1986||180,000||5%||UNC Year Set|
|1987||69,684||2%||Proof Year Set|
|1987||200,000||4%||UNC Year Set|
|1989||5,000||0.11%||Proof Set Sydney International Coin Fair|
|1989||67,618||2%||Proof Year Set|
|1989||150,602||3%||UNC Year Set|
|1990||1,985||0.00%||Proof Set Sydney International Coin Fair|
|1990||51,015||1.5%||Proof Year Set|
|1990||103,766||3%||UNC Year Set|
|1992||56,367||2%||Proof Year Set|
|1992||118,528||3%||UNC Year Set|
|1993||40,255||1.3%||Proof Year Set|
|1993||11,000||0.00%||UNC Gumnut Baby Set (Revised Artwork)|
|1993||16,000||0.00%||UNC Gumnut Baby Set (Wrong Artwork)|
|1993||86,068||0.3%||UNC Year Set|
|1996||3,985||0.00%||Proof Gumnut Baby Set|
|1996||33,350||1.8%||Proof Year Set|
|1996||25,727||0.00%||UNC Gumnut Baby Set|
|1996||108,773||0.3%||UNC Year Set|
|1997||3,617||0.00%||Proof Gumnut Baby Set|
|1997||32,543||1.7%||Proof Year Set|
|1997||27,421||0.00%||UNC Gumnut Baby Set|
|1997||71,022||0.4%||UNC Year Set|
|2019||20,000||1.1%||UNC 50th Anniversary of Dodegagon 50c|
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