20 Cents - Elizabeth II Military Cross
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
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Legends of the Anzacs - Medals of Honour
4th Portrait Queen Elizabeth II facing right
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
Depiction of the Military Cross Medal partly surrounded by wattle leaves emerging from Royal Crown
The Royal Australian Mint in conjunction with some Australian Newspapers released this NCLT coin as part of a 14 coin series called "Legends of the Anzacs" in April 2017.
To get a coin you had to obtain a token from the newspaper and redeem it at a cost of $3.00. Different tokens were published each day for 2 weeks (hence 14 coins). The coins are commemorating various service medals awarded to Australian Military personnel from the Boer war to the Afghanistan war.
Ten of the 14 coins released in the series are 20 cent coins and four of them are 25 cent coins. They were issued in a collector coin card.
This particular 20 cent coin refers to the Military Cross medal which was originally awarded to commissioned junior officers for distinguished and gallant service during the First World War, before being extended to more senior ranks in the Second World War, Korea and Vietnam. Almost 3000 Australians have been awarded the Military Cross since it was established in 1914.
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