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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Bananas in Pyjamas - Reverse Frosted

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bananas in Pyjamas - Reverse Frosted) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bananas in Pyjamas - Reverse Frosted) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (Pad Printed)
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.52 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

25th Anniversary Bananas in Pyjamas

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2017
IRB

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.

Reverse

Depiction of the two Bananas chasing three Teddy Bears

Lettering:
BANANAS
IN
PYJAMAS
CLASSIC
20

Edge

Reeded

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Bananas in Pyjamas - Reverse Frosted) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

This Coloured NCLT reverse frosted release by the Royal Australian Mint is part of a two coin set and has been paired up with Australias first ever coloured 5 cent coin. Both coins commemorate 25 years of the "Bananas in Pyjamas" segment of the Australian children's television series "Play School". The two coins are reverse frosted uncirculated and are packaged in coin capsules that are placed in a children's book type folder.
 

The coin was also included in a 2 coin PNC released by Australia Post.
 

The was coin included in a different coloured limited edition 2 coin PNC at the ANDA Melbourne Money Expo.
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2017  20,232 90% UNC Frosted in 2 Coin Book Set
2017  10% UNC Frosted in 2 Coin PNC
2017  750 10% UNC Frosted in 2 Coin PNC ANDA Melbourne Money Expo

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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