20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - 20th Century Monarchs

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - 20th Century Monarchs) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - 20th Century Monarchs) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.16 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 13.36 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 104020
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References KM# 498
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

20th Century Monarchs

Series: Masterpieces in Silver


4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara


Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.


Florin 1953 obverse design of KM# 54
1st portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing a laurel


Translation: Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen

Designer: Mary Gillick

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.



20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Masterpieces in Silver - 20th Century Monarchs) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


This NCLT Fine Silver (.999) coin was released by the Royal Australian Mint in 2000 as part of that years "Masterpieces in Silver" set. The theme for the set featured "Monarchs of the 20th Century".
The reverse of the coin is based on the 1953 Queen Elizabeth II Australian Florin obverse.
The obverse of the coin carries the Ian Rank-Broadley fourth effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
The coin is the size and shape of a modern Australian 20 cent coin and has a decimal face value of  20 cents.

Other coins in this Masterpieces in Silver set were:-  King George V (20c), King Edward VIII (20c),
King George VI  (50c), Queen Victoria ($2).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000  10 412 Proof in Masterpieces in Silver Set

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