• 50 Cents 1967-1985, KM# 5, Singapore
  • 50 Cents 1967-1985, KM# 5, Singapore
Description

Engraver: Stuart Devlin

Obverse

Depicts a lionfish.

Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish, commonly known as lionfish, native to the Indo-Pacific. Also called zebrafish, firefish, turkeyfish, tastyfish or butterfly-cod, it is characterized by conspicuous warning coloration with red, white, creamy, or black bands, showy pectoral fins, and venomous spiky fin rays. Pterois species are popular aquarium fish.

Reverse

Denomination at center with two rice stalks curved round.

1981
SINGAPORE
50 CENTS

Edge

50 Cents

KM# 5 Schön# 5
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 9.33 g
Diameter 27.76 mm
Thickness 2.032 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Singapore Mint (sm)

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