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50 Cents - Elizabeth II Battle of the Coral Sea

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Battle of the Coral Sea) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Battle of the Coral Sea) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non circulating coin
Years 2014-2015
Value 50 Cents
0.5 AUD = 0.34 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 14.1748 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
1/2oz 999 SILVER 2015 50 CENTS

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

The coin’s reverse features a representation of the Southern Cross and the American flag with a naval ship sailing in the foreground

Lettering:
BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
P
WR
WAR IN THE PACIFIC 1941-45

Engraver: Wade Robinson

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The Battle of the Coral Sea was fought during 4-8 May 1942. It was a major naval battle in the Pacific during World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014 P 615,017 UNC
2015 P 1,185,003 10.20 UNC

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