Detailed information about Coin: Fifty Cents 2000 Millennium from Australia
Coin commemorating the new Millennium. Designed and sculpted by Vladimir Gottwald.
No regular (Coat of Arms) fifty cent coins were released in 2000.
|Face value||50 (x Cent)||Type||Fifty Cents Circulating Commemorative|
|Mintage||16,665,000 (16.7 million)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Polygon (Dodecagon - twelve sides)|
|Size (mm)||31.6500||Thickness (mm)|
Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000|
The reverse features an Australian flag with the inscription MILLENNIUM YEAR curved around it to the right, and the denomination 50 CENTS in two lines below and to the left.
On proof coins, the flag is coloured red, white and blue.
MILLENNIUM YEAR 50 CENTS
16.630 mln circulation fifty cent pieces dated 2000 were minted in the 2000/2001 financial year (ending 30 June). Since no "Coat of Arms" coins were minted this year, presumably this type is meant.
Sources of original information:
Royal Australian Mint, Annual Report 2000 - 2001 (2001), p. 53. Retrieved from https://www.ramint.gov.au/sites/default/files/AnnualReport2001_small.pdf
|Proof (Coloured)||65,000 (included in main number)|
|Incused Flag||unknown||(hover mouse for text)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Australia KM# 488.1, 488.2 (Coloured proof)|
|Museum Victoria Collections||2016||Coin description||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mint||link|
|Royal Australian Mint||2016||Mintage||link|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mintage||Circulation and proof mintage|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Varieties||Proof|
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