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50 Cents

50 Cents -  obverse 50 Cents -  reverse

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Features

Country Zimbabwe
Period Republic (1980-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1980-1997
Value 50 Cents (0.50 ZWD)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.52 g
Diameter 25.95 mm
Thickness 1.88 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 5, Schön# 59
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Representation of the protective bird, the most famous of Zimbabwe sculptures dated between XII and XIV century. Protective sculpture in the city of Great Zimbabwe, the capital of Monomotapa Empire and led Gokomere ancestors of Shona, the people of southern Africa.

Lettering:
ZIMBABWE
1997

Engraver: Barry Stanton

Reverse

Radiant sun rising, symbolic of independence, value

Lettering: 50

Engraver: Jeff Huntly

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1980  0.71 1.47 2.20 Royal Mint
1980  15,000 Royal Mint; Proof
1988  0.47 Royal Mint
1989  Royal Mint
1990  0.50 Royal Mint
1993  0.56 Royal Mint
1995  Royal Mint
1997  1.10 0.53 Royal Mint
1997  5,500 Royal Mint; Proof

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