This Fine Silver (.999) Proof 50c coin was released as part of the annual Fine Silver Proof Year Set in 2006. This set celebrated 40 years since decimalisation and included all eight Australian Decimal coins issued since then. The set also featured the original 1966 Arnold Machin obverse on each coin.
It features the 2nd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with lettering ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA 2006’.
On the reverse, the Australian Coat of Arms with large numerical denomination below.