2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 6th Portrait - Remembrance Day - Firefighters

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Remembrance Day - Firefighters) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Remembrance Day - Firefighters) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2020
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.47 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (Pad Printed)
Weight 6.6 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Firefighters

Obverse

6th crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem and the Victorian Coronation Necklace

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2020
2 DOLLARS
JC

Designer: Jody Clark

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.

Reverse

Depiction of a male and female Firefighter standing back to back holding hoses with flames surrounding them. An Orange coloured ball of flame in the centre.

Lettering:
C
AS
FIREFIGHTERS

Designer: Aleksandra Stokic

Aleksandra Stokic born in Kučevo (Serbia) is a senior coin sculptor and coin designer at the Royal Australian Mint since 2011. She is known for the Centenary of Canberra and Australian Mining designs.

Edge

Smooth with 4 short reeded segments (5 grooves each)

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (6th Portrait - Remembrance Day - Firefighters) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

Twelve months on from the devastating bushfires that swept the country, the Royal Australian Mint presents this 2020 $2 ‘C’ Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin as a poignant reminder of the bravery and sacrifice of Australia’s firefighters. This coin commemorates and honors our fireys and their dedication and commitment to protecting us all.  The coin was issued in this coincard. The image above is of the 'C' Mintmarked coin.


The Coin was also issued without a "C" Mintmark in this coincard.

This is the coin that will be entering into circulation. It was also issued in RAM Rolls of 25 coins, (7,500 Rolls Issued).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2020  30% Circulation (Mintage tba)
2020  60% UNC in Coincard (Mintage tba)
2020  187,500 0% UNC in Roll (7,500 Rolls)
2020 C 40,000 60% UNC in Coincard

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Languages : English
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