Elizabeth II (1952-date)
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Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
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25th Anniversary America's Cup Victory
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
The racing yacht Australia II riding the waves with the special keel showing below the waters' surface.
25TH ANNIVERSARY AUSTRALIA II VICTORY
Engraver: Caitlin Goodall
12 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
The Royal Australian Mint released this NCLT 50 cent coin in 2008 to commemorate 25 years since Australia II's America's Cup victory in 1983. The coin was released in an unusual folding coincard which could be folded to resemble the famous Winged Keel.
This victory was attributed to the famous Lexcen-designed winged keel and ended the USA's 132-year winning streak in this sporting event.
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