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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 1,170,00055.505.80223141542309301986 180,000202223252626681003401987 200,000161718202022471506101988 Unknown         1989 150,602121414161631341003501990 103,7664.805.205.5013162044762901992 118,52824272831323642632501993 3,309,1601113131515731202005201996 19,431,30011121314141441802901997 4,435,64320222327303337180860 MintagePR65DCAMPR66DCAMPR67DCAMPR68DCAMPR69DCAMPR70DCAM1986 Proof67,00012141518435801987 Proof69,684161618281103601989 Proof72,61814141414507801990 Proof53,00036373738941,0001992 Proof56,367202021211007301993 Proof46,00030303131782901996 Proof45,52092949597983301997 Proof36,16025252526824501985 Proof74,08911162435260840Values 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.