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20 Cents - Elizabeth II Centenary of Federation - New South Wales

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Centenary of Federation - New South Wales) -  obverse 20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Centenary of Federation - New South Wales) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2001
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 28.65 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 550
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Centenary of Federation - New South Wales

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

Waratah Flower superimposed on an outline of the State of New South Wales.

Lettering:
1901-2001
JKN
20
CENTENARY OF FEDERATION

Engraver: Joseph Neve

Edge

Reeded

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 Joseph Neve, a Bellingen High school student who was the winner of the Royal Australian Mint's student design competition for his state. This was a national competition for primary and secondary school students to design a coin to represent their state or territory.

A similar set of 50 cent coins was also issued but with different reverses to the 20 cent coins

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2001  3,203,000 2.49 1.04 2.21
2001  22,923 Proof

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