20 Cents - Elizabeth II Victory Medal
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
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Legends of the Anzacs - Medals of Honour
4th Portrait Queen Elizabeth II facing right
Engraver: Ian Rank-Brodley
Depiction of the Victory 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 Victory medal which was authorised in 1919 to commemorate the victory of the allies in the First World War. Noted for its distinctive rainbow ribbon, the medal's design differed slightly between countries to reflect national identity and custom. They were issued to all soldiers, sailors, airmen and nurses who entered a theatre of war between 5/8/2014 and 11/11/1918.
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