½ New Dollar

½ New Dollar - obverse½ New Dollar - reverse

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Features

Issuer Taiwan
Period Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 70-93 (1981-2004)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 5 Jiao = 50 Fen
0.5 TWD = USD 0.015
Currency New dollar (1949-date)
Composition Bronze (97% Copper, 2.5% Zinc, 0.5% Tin)
Weight 3 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
6825
References Y# 550,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.
Schön# 20
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Plum blossom (Prunus mume), date above

Script: Chinese

Lettering: 年十七國民華中

Translation: Republic of China, year 70

Reverse

Denomination in Chinese characters above and in numerals below

Script: Chinese

Lettering:
角伍
½

Translation: Five jiao

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Central Mint of Taiwan (中央造幣廠), Taoyuan, Taiwan (1976-date)

Comments

Mei Blossom flower is also known as Chinese plum or Japanese apricot.
The flower, in particular, is called Plum blossom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
70 (1981)  Photo 103 800 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.58 $ 0.80 $ 0.80 53% 年十七國民華中
70 (1981)  1.4% 年十七國民華中 Proof
74 (1985)  1.0% 年四十七國民華中
75 (1986)  22 000 000 9% 年五十七國民華中
77 (1988)  10 000 000 $ 0.87 $ 0.87 $ 0.87 $ 0.87 41% 年七十七國民華中
84 (1995)  0.5% 年四十八國民華中 Proof
84 (1995)  0.8% 年四十八國民華中 Set only
85 (1996)  0.4% 年五十八國民華中 Proof
85 (1996)  1.1% 年五十八國民華中 Set only
86 (1997)  0.5% 年六十八國民華中 Proof
86 (1997)  Photo 1.2% 年六十八國民華中 Set only
87 (1998)  0.5% 年七十八國民華中 Proof
87 (1998)  1.2% 年七十八國民華中 Set only
88 (1999)  0.6% 年八十八國民華中 Proof
88 (1999)  1.0% 年八十八國民華中 set only
89 (2000)  0.5% 年九十八國民華中 Proof
89 (2000)  0.8% 年九十八國民華中 Set only
90 (2001)  0.6% 年十九國民華中 Proof
90 (2001)  0.5% 年十九國民華中 Set only
91 (2002)  1.2% 年一十九國民華中Set only
92 (2003)  0.4% 年二十九國民華中 Proof
92 (2003)  1.3% 年二十九國民華中Set only
93 (2004)  2% 年三十九國民華中Set only

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ New Dollar
Katz
Auction 106
Lot 354
Internet Archive
Dec 27, 2023 70 (1981) – 年十七國民華中 UNC Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold ½ New Dollar
Katz
Auction 96
Lot 2026
Internet Archive
Sep 23, 2023 70 (1981) – 年十七國民華中 UNC Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold ½ New Dollar
Katz
Auction 67
Lot 2674
Internet Archive
Sep 24, 2022 86 (1997) – 年六十八國民華中 Set only UNC USD 5.32
(EUR 5.00)
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