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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - War Historians

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - War Historians) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - War Historians) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating 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 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1648
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Australia Remembers - War Historians

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

War correspondent with camera on tripod atop a tank

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS
20
WAR HISTORIANS

Engraver: Wojciech Pietranik

Wojciech Pietranik, born 25 March 1950, is a Polish artist and sculptor best known for his design work for coins and medals.

Edge

Reeded

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - War Historians) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Comments

This NCLT 20 cent coin was released by the RAM in a large coincard. It is the third coin in a series of  seven "Australia Remembers" 20 cent coins.


This coin commemorates the war correspondants & historians who have shaped our perception of conflicts since the Boer War.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  26,002 UNC in Coincard

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