50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 07 - Holden HK Monaro

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 07 - Holden HK Monaro) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 07 - Holden HK Monaro) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 50 Cents
0.50 AUD = 0.39 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (Pad Printed)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 31.51 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 96373
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Commemorative issue

Holden Heritage


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


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.


Yellow Holden HK Monaro with man leaning on the roof

50 Monaro

Designer: D. Neale


12 Sided Smooth

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - 07 - Holden HK Monaro) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


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


This NCLT coin was initially released by the RAM as part of a limited edition metal box set of Holden Heritage 50 cent coins.

There were ten other pad printed coins in the set and one non-pad printed coin.  Only 7500 Limited Edition sets were made and the only way to get the non-pad printed coin was as part of this set. Each coin in the set was issued in a coincard.

Later the eleven Pad-Printed coins were available separately in their coincards.

The Holden HK Monaro was the first sports car designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia. Its exciting design which reflected an era of massive social and cultural change won Wheels magazine Car of the Year award in 1968. It also became an instant race and rally success, when Bruce McPhee and Barry Mulholland secured its first victory at the 1968 Hardie-Ferodo 500 (Bathurst 1000) in a HK Monaro GTS 327.

This coin was also issued in a PNC by Australia Post (8,000 Copies)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016  6 925 67% UNC in Coincard
2016  7 500 47% UNC in Coincard in 12 Coin Tin
2016  8 000 7% UNC in PNC

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