Seychelles 50 Cents

$0.02

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Description

The rupee is the official currency of the Seychelles since 1914 when the British Legislative Council gave the endorsement to establish a Board of Currency Commissioners. In 1939, the first coins were issued by The Governor of the Colony of Seychelles in denominations of 10 and 25 cents, ½ and 1 rupee., nowadays, are currently circulating denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents, and 1, 5 and 10 rupees.

The 50 Seychellois cents coin front design features the National Coat of Arms (consists of a shield with an Aldraba giant tortoise on a small island with a coco de mer palm tree, in the background a blue sea with two islands and a sailboat. Above the shield are a silver helmet and a white-tailed tropicbird. The shield is supported by two sailfish, under the Seychelles motto: “Finis Coronat Opus” (The end crowns the work”), and the issue date. The reverse coin design illustrates a Malaxis seychellarum orchid and the denomination. This coin is part of the 1977 series, its rim is milled, and its color is silver.

Text: Republic of Seychelles, Finis Coronat Opus, 50 Cents, 1977

Additional information

Series

Current Seychellois rupee coin

Country

Seychelles

Tender Types

Coins

Product Currencies

Seychellois Rupee

Country coin denominations

0.01, 0.05, 0.1, 0.25, 0.5, 1, 10, 5

Colour

Silver

Composition material

Copper Nickel

Diameter

23.6 mm

Shape

Round

Orientation

Medal alignment ↑↑

Weight

5.8g

Animal

Aldabra​ (Aldabrachelys gigantea), Sailfish (I. albicans), White-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)

Plant

Coco de mer palm tree (Lodoicea), Malaxis seychellarum (Kraenzl)

Years

1977

Object

Helmet, Island, Ocean, Sailboat, Sea, Seal, shield

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