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50 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Commonwealth Games 2002 - Tri-Metalic

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 50 Dollars
50.00 AUD = 36 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Trimetallic: gold (.999) core, silver (.999) middle ring and copper outer ring
Weight 36.51 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 658
  • 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

Commonwealth Games 2002

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara at the center. Country name, year of issue and face value on the inner ring; outer ring ornamented with floral motives

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
FIFTY DOLLARS
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

Allegorical sport motives and commemorative inscription are depicted in a concentric shape

Lettering:
THE XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES
MANCHESTER 2002

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

Comments

This Tri-metalic Coin is made up as follows - 15.32g Copper, 13.39g Silver, 7.80g Gold.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002  2,497 Proof

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