Fifty Cents Circulating Commemorative, Coin Type from Australia - detailed information

Fifty Cents Circulating Commemorative, Coin Type from Australia (issued 1970 - )
Coin TypeFifty Cents Circulating Commemorative

Starting with the James Cook commemorative piece in 1970, Australia from time to time releases commemorative fifty cents coins of considerable mintage into general circulation. They have the same size and composition as the regular circulating issues.

Obverse

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the ruling monarch
Reverse

Reverse Inscription
EdgeEdge Inscription
All (31) Coins of Type: Fifty Cents Circulating Commemorative
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Fifty Cents 1970 James Cook 16,555,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1970
Fifty Cents 1977 Silver Jubilee 25,131,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1977
Fifty Cents 1981 Royal Wedding 20,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1981
Fifty Cents 1982 XII Commonwealth Games 49,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1982
Fifty Cents 1988 Bicentenary 8,206,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1988
Fifty Cents 1991 25th Anniversary of Decimal Currency 4,700,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1991
Fifty Cents 1994 International Year of the Family 21,239,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1994
Fifty Cents 1995 50th Anniversary of the End of WW2 15,908,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995
Fifty Cents 1998 Bass and Flinders 22,422,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1998
Fifty Cents 2000 Millennium 16,665,153 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
Fifty Cents 2000 Royal Visit 5,100,000 Portrait by Vladimir Gottwald ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Australia 43,300,936 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Australian Capital Territory 2,085,539 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - New South Wales 3,103,556 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Norfolk Island 2,230,114 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Northern Territory 2,143,029 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Queensland 2,403,190 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - South Australia 2,464,886 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Tasmania 2,222,668 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Victoria 2,883,106 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2001 Centenary of Federation - Western Australia 2,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2001
Fifty Cents 2002 Year of the Outback 11,665,062 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2002
Fifty Cents 2003 Volunteers 13,927,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2003
Fifty Cents 2004 Primary School design 10,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2004
Fifty Cents 2005 60th Anniversary of the end of WWII 26,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
Fifty Cents 2005 Commonwealth Games 20,500,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
Fifty Cents 2010 Australia Day 11,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2010
Fifty Cents 2014 AIATSIS 3,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014
Fifty Cents 2016 Changeover 7,001,661 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016 FIFTY YEARS
Fifty Cents 2017 Mabo 1,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
Fifty Cents 2019 Indigenous Languages unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2019
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Fifty Cents Circulating Commemorative: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Sub-type ofFifty Cents
From1970
Face Value50 (x Cent)
CurrentYes
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeDodecagon - twelve sides
Size (mm)31.6500
Mass (g)15.5500