Elizabeth II (1952-date)
0.50 AUD = 0.40 USD
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Year of the Horse
Series: Lunar series II
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Jumping Horse on field with Chinese symbol for Horse in the sky
Translation: 馬 = Horse
Designer: Alex Vorodeyev
14 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
Released by the Royal Australian Mint is this NCLT Copper-nickel 14 sided coin. The coin was released in a folding coincard. This the third 50 cent Lunar Year commemorative and is also a 14 sided Tetra-Decagon coin. This is the only series with this shaped coin.
As the Chinese Lunar Calendar ushers in the Year of the Horse, the innovative tetra-decagon series continues with its third annual release. The Chinese Lunar Calendar is a twelve-year cycle. Each cycle is represented by a different animal, each with its own distinct personality. People born within each lunar year are believed to possess the qualities of that year’s animal, using those traits to achieve success and happiness throughout life.
This NCLT Royal Australian Mint coin is the third 50 cent Lunar Year commemorative and is also a 14 sided Tetra-Decagon coin.
Previous Years releases are:-
2012: Year of the Dragon
2013: Year of the Snake
This coin was also issued to order in a special white presentation case, mintage unknown.
The RAM also released a Fine Silver (.999) Proof version of this coin in a capsule in a plush case.
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|2014||13,503||100%||UNC in Coincard|
|2014||1,500||8%||UNC in White Presentation Box|
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