The 2001 Australia 50c Commemorative issue with Australian Capital Territory ‘coat of arms’ celebrates 100th Anniversary of Australia’s Federation, featuring the 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
On the reverse, the Coat of Arms of the Australian Capital Territory: – A Black Swan & a Mute Swan, supporting a Shield which features a Triple Towered Castle with Portcullis set above a White Rose, set below a Sword & Sceptre surmounted by an Imperial Crown. Motto in scroll below.
Representing one of nine states and territories that make up Australia.
CENTENARY OF FEDERATION