1989 Masterpieces in Silver Set - The Fifty Cent Coin #8,745 of 22,500
The Masterpieces in Silver series was produced from 1988 to 2011 by the Royal Australian Mint. This coin series that is dedicated to Australian themes and events that have shaped Australia as a nation.
The 1989 Masterpieces in Silver five coin set consists of Proof Sterling Silver copies of five commemorative issues:
- The 1977 Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II
- The 200 Year anniversary of Captain James Cook's 1770 voyage
- The 1981 Royal Wedding
- The 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games
- and the 1988 Australian Bicentenary.
Each coin carries the year '1989'
This set was limited to 22,500 produced.
This set is in amazing condition, with only some very minor wear. Usually found in these earlier sets is the adhesive factor of the inner case to the outer box. This set has had some portions of the case adhere the outer box, but otherwise remains in immaculate condition.