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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 1,170,00058.2011252935432202801986 180,0003.605.607.7015273037964801987 200,00046.408.70182024381204601988 Unknown         1989 150,6025.50912293440441305101990 103,76669.801331364351653301992 118,5285.408.901228334149572901993 3,309,1603.8068.101618821702005601996 19,431,3004.607.209.9021242835763901997 4,435,6435.609.5013283241497801,300 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1986 Proof67,00017192023432501987 Proof69,68417192132532701989 Proof72,61814161821492501990 Proof53,00028333844608401992 Proof56,36720222629496001993 Proof46,00024283237542701996 Proof45,52029343945532701997 Proof36,16020233248553501985 Proof74,08923273242471,100Values 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.