50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - Brisbane Commonwealth Games
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Masterpieces in Silver - Brisbane Commonwealth Games
3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem
Lettering: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1989
Depiction of the logo of the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games over a map of Australia surrounded by icons representing 12 of the sports conducted during the games. An eight-pointed star is shown at Brisbane's location.
XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE
· 50 CENTS ·
12 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
This Sterling Silver (.925) NCLT Proof coin was issued as part of the 1989 Fifty Cent Collection Masterpieces in Silver Set with four other Sterling Silver Proof 50 cent coins.
The coins in the set were all 1989 dated versions of previously released commemorative 50 cent coins that had been released into circulation they were :-
A 50 cent coin featuring the special reverse face for the Captain Cook Bicentenary year of 1970.
A 50 cent coin featuring the special reverse face for the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977.
A 50 cent coin featuring the special reverse face celebrating of the marriage of Charles and Diana in 1981
This 50 cent coin featuring the special reverse face for the Brisbane Commonwealth Games of 1982.
A 50 cent coin featuring the special reverse face for the Bicentennial Year 1988.
Over 49 million Copper-nickel versions of this 50 cent coin were released into circulation and included in the UNC and Proof Year sets for 1982. (However they had the Arnold Machin 2nd Portrait of QE II)
- 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait - Brisbane Commonwealth Games)
- 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - First Fleet Bicentenary)
- 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - Captain Cook)
- 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - Royal Wedding)
- 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - Silver Jubilee)
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|1989||22,499||100%||Proof (Masterpieces in Silver Set)|
|1989||2,500||0.00%||Proof (Sydney Coin Fair Silver Set)|
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