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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait - Fiji Reverse Mule

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1978
Value 50 Cents (0.50 AUD)
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 2.55 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# A72
  • 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

Mule Coin

Obverse

2nd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA
1978

Designer: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

People sailing a traditional Polynesian boat with denomination below

Lettering: 50 cents

Designer: Ken Payne

Edge

12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait - Fiji Reverse Mule) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

A spectacular mule coin made from the obverse of an Australian 50 Cent coin with the reverse of a Fiji 50 Cent coin.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
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