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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - AIATSIS - Colourised

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AIATSIS - Colourised) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AIATSIS - Colourised) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (Pad Printed)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2159a
  • 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

50th Anniversary of AIATSIS

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2014
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

Colourised AIATSIS logo, a representation of a shield derived from the painted boomerang totem (fighting shield) of the Gu:na:ni (Kunjen) people . The design bears 2 boomerangs with circles, lines and dots

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDIES
AIATSIS
1964-2014
50

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AIATSIS - Colourised) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

The RAM designed and issued this partially coloured NCLT 50 cent AIATSIS (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies) coin to celebrate 50 years of the institute dedicated to recognising and appreciating the values and culture of Australia's indigenous people. It was issued in a large coincard.
  

(A non-coloured general circulation issue of 3 million coins was also produced).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014  11,773 63.64 UNC in Coincard

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