1988 Bicentennial (Tall Ships) 50c RAM Roll
Commemorating the Australian Bicentenary.
Released in 1988 to celebrate 200 years since the arrival of the First Fleet.
The reverse depicts an uncharted map of New Holland (Australia), the stars of the southern cross and a ship of the First Fleet. This coin is often nicknamed the “Tall Ships” coin when found in change. It was designed by Michael Tracey.
The standard obverse for 1988 was the Raphael Maklouf portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, the last year this portrait was used.