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Coin - 50 Cents, Bermuda, 1978 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15994

Summary:
50 Cents, Issued by, Bermuda, 1978.
Mint not recorded.
Statement Of Significance:
Decimal coinage was introduced in Bermuda in February 1970, it's dollar pegged to the US dollar since 31 July 1972
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.730 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Bermuda
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1978 AD
Denomination: 50 Cents
Obverse Description: Diademed and draped bust of the Queen facing right; around, ELIZABETH II BERMUDA
Reverse Description: The coat of arms of Bermuda, a shield depicting the wreck of the Sea Venture which was driven ashore (by Admiral Sir George Somers of the Virginia Company) on the island in 1609, the shield is supported by a lion (representing England); below on a ribbon, QUO FATA FERUNT (translation: Where the Fates carry us); around above, FIFTY CENTS; below, 1978
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Bermuda Islands, 1978
Artist: Arnold Machin, Great Britain
References: KM#19
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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