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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of Volunteers

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of Volunteers) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of Volunteers) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2011
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.52 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1634
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

International Year of Volunteers

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2011
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

Year of Volunteers Symbol with a +10 next to it. Surrounded by Olive Sheaves on left and right. Around the edge of the coin are 45 people holding hands

Lettering:
INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF VOLUNTEERS
20 +10
- 2011 - 10th ANNIVERSARY - 2011 -

Engraver: Vladimir Gottwald

Vladimir Gottwald was a member of the Royal Australian Mint's Design and Engraving Section. His portrait, designed following the British Royal Mint's invitation for a new effigy in 1996, was among the three designs submitted to Her Majesty for approval. Although Rank-Broadley's design was eventually chosen, Gottwald's design was approved for a once only use to commemorate the Royal Visit in 2000.

Edge

Reeded

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of Volunteers) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

This coin was released into general circulation in 2011 by the Royal Australian Mint to celebrate 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers.

A limited number of coins were issued in specially wrapped rolls.


Australia Post released a PNC that contained this coin (20,000 Copies)
 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2011  6,100,000 1.59 1.49 2.36 100% Circulation
2011  10,000 0.3% In Mint Roll of 20 Coins (500 Rolls)
2011  20,000 0.6% UNC in PNC

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