20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Coming Home - End of WWII - Silver Proof
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Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
Fine Silver Set - 60th Anniversary of the end of World War II
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2005
Australian Soldier wearing slouch hat returned home after WWII embracing his wife and daughter.
WORLD WAR 1939-1945 COMING HOME
© Mike Bentley
This Fine Silver (.999) Proof NCLT Commemorative coin was issued as part of the 2005 Fine Silver Six coin Proof set which contained silver versions of coin releases in 2005. A standard 5 cent, standard 10 cent, this 20 cent commemorative, a commemorative 50 cent, a commemorative $1 and a standard $2 were part of the set. The coins were issued in capsules in a beautiful jarra wooden box.
Copper-nickel versions of this coin were released into circulation (Mintage 32,057,000) and also issued in the 2005 Proof, 2005 UNC, 2005 Baby & 2005 Wedding Sets.
The actual coin commemorates the 60th anniversary of the end of World War 2. This design was inspired by a photograph in the Australian War Memorial collection of a soldier returning home to his family.
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