What is a 2000 50 cent coin worth?
TikTok user Joel Kandiah, the brains behind the account TheHistoryOfMoney, stunned viewers will a little-known fact about the 2000 Millenium edition 50 cent coin. The coin, that is estimated to be worth up to $800, bears a special St George’s Cross in the Union Jack on the “tails” side that is “incused”.
How much is a 50 cent millenium coin worth?
In a new video, TikTok user TheHistoryOfMoney pointed out how an easy-to-miss feature on the 2000 Millennium 50 cent piece could be worth as much as $800. Perth money expert Joel Kandiah, who runs the TikTok account, said the St George’s Cross in the Union Jack on the tail side of the coin is meant to be raised.
What is an Incused coin?
So what is an incuse coin? The simple definition is the coin’s design has been impressed BELOW the coin’s surface. It is a very pragmatic design. With the main features of the obverse and reverse being below the coin’s surface, the features would not wear as quickly as your typical coin and it’s raised surface.
How much is a 1982 50 cent coin worth?
A pristine proof 1982 50c could fetch about $20 while the silver coin from the 1989 Masterpieces in Silver set would get about the same. If you’re lucky enough to find a circulated 1982 Commonwealth Games 50c in your change please buy yourself a very small chocolate bar with it because it’s worth exactly 50c!
What fifty cent pieces are worth money?
What are the rarest silver 50 cent coins? If you don’t count over-dates, proofs, and strange varieties then the rarest half dollar coin is the 1873-S with no arrows. None of those coins are thought to have survived. The rarest coins that still exist are the 1796 and 1797 halves.
Who was on the 2000 50 cent coin?
In the year 2000 the Royal Australian mint released a commemorative 50 cent coin into circulation celebrating the the dawn of the new millennium. This coin had the standard Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, and the reverse had a new design by Vladimir Gottwald.
Are there any incuse flag 50 Cent Coins?
No incused flag coins are known in mint sets and proof set 50c pieces were struck with a different reverse altogether.
Are there any Millennium 50 Cent Coins made?
In a previous entry on the value of 50 cent coins I made mention of a variety of the Millennium 50 cent called the ‘incuse millennium’. This is a scarce die variety of the coin, with only around 200,000 manufactured.
When was the incuse millennium coin first discovered?
Information from the Royal Australian Mint is that they produced one incuse die which was intended for coins used in Mint Sets. This decision was later overturned and a single die pair production run sent approximately 200,000 coins into circulation . When Was the Incuse Millennium First Discovered?