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20 Cents - Elizabeth II Planetary Coins - Uranus

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Planetary Coins - Uranus) -  obverse 20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Planetary Coins - Uranus) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 28.65 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Planetary Coins - Uranus

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara set within a circle. Text outside of the circle.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2017
IRB
20 CENTS

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

Depiction of the Planet Uranus in pad printed Blue/White.
Surrounded by Angular Shapes.
Planetary Symbol of Uranus below.

Lettering:
URANUS

Engraver: Aaron Baggio

Aaron Baggio is a designer with the Royal Australian mint.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

This NCLT frosted proof type, colour pad printed coin is part of a 10 coin set released by the RAM. They are packaged within a coincard inside an information-filled pop-up book, featuring colour-printing and is the first time for a RAM collection to feature the bronze 1 and 2 cent blanks along with the aluminium bronze $1 and $2 blanks. The addition of two $5 blanks including a bi-metallic one to represent the rings of Saturn makes this set astronomical.

This particular 20 Cent coin represents Uranus the 7th Planet and has the Planetary Symbol for Uranus on the reverse surrounded by Irregular Jagged & Hexagonal shapes.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017  10,000 UNC in Coincard

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