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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 32.1 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 814
  • 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

Year of the Rooster

Series: Lunar Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
50 CENTS
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

An alert rooster with the rising sun in the background and the Chinese character for rooster to the right.

Lettering:
2
0
0
5

1/2 OZ 999 SILVER

Translation: 雞 = rooster

Edge

Milled

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Rooster - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse

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Mint

Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - 50 Cent 1/2 Ounce Silver Lunar Series 1 Coin.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  607 Proof
2005  37,994 UNC
2005  38,000 UNC Colourised
2005  1,000 UNC Colourised ANDA Melbourne
2005  1,000 UNC Colourised ANDA Sydney

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Country: France
Languages : French
Numista Rarity index: 90 Search tips
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