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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 50 years of Bathurst Race

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50 years of Bathurst Race) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50 years of Bathurst Race) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 50 cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1856
  • 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

50 years of Bathurst Race

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2013
IRB

Designer: 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

Image of a V8 Supercar on Bathurst track with background mountains

Lettering:
BATHURST ENDURANCE RACE
50

Designer: Daniel Neale

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 50 years of Bathurst Race) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

Comments

Released by the Royal Australian Mint is this NCLT 50 cent coin which was issued in a large sized coincard.
 

The coin celebrates 50 years of the Bathurst 1000 kilometre endurance race held in October each year at Mount Panorama in Bathurst, the scene of Australian motor sports racing and fondly referred to as "The Great Race", the highlight of the V8 Supercar battles are between Ford's "Falcon" and Holden's "Commodore". Recently other makes have entered the race.

Australia Post also released the coin in a PNC. (15,000 Copies)
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2013  30,094 22.94 96% UNC in Coincard
2013  15,000 8% UNC in PNC

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