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

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

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 13.36 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 498
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Masterpieces in Silver 2000 - 20th Century Monarchs

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000
IRB
TWENTY CENTS

Engraver: 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.

Reverse

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

Lettering: + ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen

Engraver: 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.

Edge

Reeded

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

© Mike Bentley

Comments

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000  15,000 Proof in Masterpieces in Silver Set

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