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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - AIATSIS

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

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Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2014
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.34 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# 2159
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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

Engraver: 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

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

Engraver: Royal Australian Mint

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

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

© Mike Bentley

Comments

The RAM has issued this circulating commemorative 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.


(A ad printed coloured NCLT issue of 30,000 coins was also produced in a coincard, see link below).

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2014  3,003,400 2.07 2.17 Circulation

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