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Dodecagonal Type II

1985 - 97

The Type II fifty cent was issued from 1985 to 1997 with the Bass and Flinders commemorative fifty cent being issued bearing the same obverse portrait in 1998. The reverse features Stuart Devlin's Coat of Arms design and the obverse 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 alloy with an additional silver proof produced in 1991 as part of the year's Masterpieces in Silver set.

A coin struck differing from the standard design to commemorate an eventThe heads side of the coinThe tails side of the coinA substance composed of several metalsA coin struck from specially prepared dies to strike a superior quality coin not intended for circulation

 MintageAU50AU55AU58MS64MS65MS66MS67MS68MS691985 1,170,000161717313543532309201986 180,00026282932323262863101987 200,000242627293043781204601988 Unknown         1989 150,60224262729294061923201990 103,76616161723252745622501992 118,52830323438383939592401993 3,309,1602122222424661001604501996 19,431,30020212223232343632601997 4,435,64326282933353840190880 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1986 Proof67,00026293235604301987 Proof69,68425252647993401989 Proof72,61823232424575801990 Proof53,00055565758607601992 Proof56,36728282829525501993 Proof46,00035353636572401996 Proof45,52077798183853001997 Proof36,16030303131453401985 Proof74,0892430374756630Values are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. Uncertified coins or coins graded by other services would likely be worth significantly less. For wholesale pricing please refer to the Red Sheet. While all attempts to ensure accurate pricing, data entry errors can occur and as such no warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy of any information published on this website. It is important to verify all published sales to ensure the accuracy of the pricing when making any purchase decision. Any personal information provided to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.