50 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Commonwealth Games 2006 - Tri-Metalic

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 50 Dollars
50.00 AUD = 39 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Trimetallic: gold (.999) core, silver (.999) middle ring and copper outer ring (Pad Printed)
Weight 36.51 g
Diameter 38.74 mm
Thickness 3.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 785
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Commonwealth Games 2006

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara at center; flowers silhouettes on the inner ring. Country name, year of issue and face value on the outher ring

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2006
50 DOLLARS
IRB

Engravers: Ian Rank-Broadley , Wojciech Pietranik

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.
Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Reverse

The coloured logo of the Games at center surrounded by a text pattern. Sport motives are depicted on the outer ring

Lettering:
XVIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES
MELBOURNE 2006

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

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
2006  2 500 Proof

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