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20 Cents - Elizabeth II Military Lookout

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Military Lookout) -  obverse 20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Military Lookout) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2012
Value 20 Cents
0.20 AUD = 0.14 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.52 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1743
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Bombing of Australia Series

Obverse

4th Portrait Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2012
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

Australian Troop surveying the coastline next to an artillery gun

Lettering:
20
BOMBING OF AUSTRALIA 1942

Engraver: Aaronn Baggio

Edge

Reeded

Comments

This NCLT coin was released by the Royal Australian Mint in 2012 and is one of the two 20 cent coins in the Bombing of Australia 3 coin set that remembers the 70 years that have passed since the first Japanese bombing of Australian in 1942. This 20 cent coin depicts a Military Lookout. The third coin in the set was a 50 cent coin (KM#1744)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2012  18,002 UNC set

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20 Cents - Elizabeth II (Military Lookout)