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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 1,170,000181818333846562409801986 180,00028303134353567923301987 200,000272829323246841304801988 Unknown         1989 150,60226282931324365983401990 103,76618181825273048662701992 118,52832353740414242632601993 3,309,1602324242626711101704801996 19,431,30022232425252546682701997 4,435,64328303136384043210930 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1986 Proof67,00028313337644601987 Proof69,684272728501003601989 Proof72,61825252525606201990 Proof53,00058596162638101992 Proof56,36730303031555801993 Proof46,00037383839612501996 Proof45,52081838688903201997 Proof36,16032323333483601985 Proof74,0892532405060670Values 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.