20 Cents - Elizabeth II Year of Planet Earth
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Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
Year of Planet Earth
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2008
Map of Australia in a circle surrounded by waves. The circle is then surrounded by clouds and breaking waves.
INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PLANET EARTH
© Mike Bentley
This NCLT Copper-nickel coin was released in the Annual Six Coin UNC set by the Royal Australian Mint in 2008 to commemorate the International Year of Planet Earth. The United Nations declared 2008 International Year of Planet Earth adopting the theme "earth sciences for society". Geological hazards are a key issue for the United Nations and promoting this year was the biggest international effort to promote this field of scientific endeavour.
It was also released in Proof Finish in a two coin set with a $1 MOR coin.
A Fine Silver version of the coin was also included in the 2008 Fine Silver Proof Set'
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