Australia(1969-1984), 1980, 50 cents, Copper-Nickel
    Australia(1969-1984), 1980, 50 cents, Copper-Nickel
    Australia(1969-1984), 1980, 50 cents, Copper-Nickel
    Australia(1969-1984), 1980, 50 cents, Copper-Nickel

    50 Cents, Australia, 1980

    Australia(1969-1984), 1980, 50 cents, Copper-Nickel

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    Australia

    Year

    1980(1969-1984)

    Value

    50 Cents

      0.5 AUD = 0.53 USD

    Metal

    Copper-nickel

    Weight

    15.55 g

    Diameter

    31.5 mm

    Thickness

    3 mm

    Engravers

    Arnold Machin (obverse)

      Stuart Devlin (reverse)

    Shape

    Dodecagonal (12-sided)

    Demonetized

     

    Obverse

    Head of Queen Elizabeth II

    Lettering:

    ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1979

    Reverse

    Australia coat of arms (the
      escutcheon is carried by a kangaroo and an ostrich)

    Lettering:

    50 SD

    Edge

    Smooth

    Mintage

    1969

    14,015,000

    1969

    13,000(Proof)

    1971

    21,056,000

    1971

    10,000(Proof)

    1972

    5,586,000

    1972

    10,000(Proof)

    1973

    10,000(Proof)

    1973

    4,009,000

    1974

    8,962,000

    1974

    11,000(Proof)

    1975

    19,025,000

    1975

    23,000(Proof)

    1976

    21,000(Proof)

    1976

    27,280,000

    1978

    25,765,000

    1978

    39,000(Proof)

    1979

    24,886,000

    1979

    36,000(Proof)

    1979

    On reverse, two parallel horizontal bars behind Emu's head

    1980

    68,000(Proof)

    1980

    On reverse, two parallel horizontal bars behind Emu's head

    1980

    38,681,000

    1981

    24,168,000

    1981

    86,000(Proof)

    1983

    80,000(Proof)

    1983

    48,923,000

    1984

    26,281,000

    1984

    61,000(Proof)

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