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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Centenary of Federation - Norfolk Island

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Centenary of Federation - Norfolk Island) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Centenary of Federation - Norfolk Island) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2001
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.52 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 532
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Centenary of Federation - Norfolk Island

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2001
IRB

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

Norfolk Island Pine Tree superimposed on an outline map of Norfolk Island. Surrounded by an old 3 Masted Sailing Ship, Fish, Anchor, Seagull & a representation of the Sun.

Lettering:
NORFOLK ISLAND-2001-
MC
20
CENTS
100 YEARS FEDERATION

Engraver: Megan Cummings

Edge

Reeded

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Centenary of Federation - Norfolk Island) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

This circulating Commemorative Coin was issued by the RAM in 2001 as part of a group of nine coins, one for each of the six States and three self governing Territories of Australia. They Commemorate the Federation of Australia that happened 100 years ago in 1901. The reverse design is by Year 8 student Megan Cummings from Norfolk Island Central School who was the winner of the Royal Australian Mint's student design competition for her state/territory. This was a national competition for primary and secondary school students to design a coin to represent their state or territory.


The coin was additionally released in capsules in various other UNC & Proof Sets as follows...
In a Proof NI 2 Coin Pack along with a 50 cent proof coin.
In a Proof NI 3 Coin Set along with 50 cent & $1 proof coins.

In a Proof 20 Coin Set along with nine 50 cent & 20 cent proof coins and a 50 cent & $1 proof colourised coin.

In an UNC NI 2 Coin Pack along with a 50 cent UNC coin.

In an UNC NI 3 Coin Set along with 50 cent & $1 UNC coins.

In an UNC 20 Coin Folder along with nine 50 cent, nine 20 cent and one $1 UNC coins.


The 50 cent coins had reverses detailing the Coat of arms of each State/Territory.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2001  2,200,000 2.36 1.31 2.92 97% Circulation
2001  10,024 3% Proof 2 Coin Pack
2001  13,000 1.1% Proof 20 Coin Cased Set
2001  3,750 0.8% Proof 3 Coin Cased Set
2001  15,900 0.3% UNC 2 Coin Pack
2001  21,040 0.8% UNC 20 Coin Federation Collection
2001  6,200 0.8% UNC 3 Coin Set

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