The Type II fifty cent was issued from 1985 to 1997 with the Bass and Flinders
fifty cent being issued bearing the same
portrait in 1998. The
features Stuart Devlin's Coat of Arms design and the
features the Maklouf portrait of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As with the earlier type Stuart Devlin's initials (SD) can be found on the bottom of the reverse. The series was struck exclusively at the Royal Australian mint in a cupro-nickel
with an additional silver
produced in 1991 as part of the year's Masterpieces in Silver set.