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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Anzacs Remembered

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Anzacs Remembered) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Anzacs Remembered) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
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 ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Anzacs Remembered Series

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
AUSTRALIA 2015
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

Seven Australian Soldiers leaning over a railing on a ship about to sail to Europe to take part in WW1

Lettering:
WWI 1914-1918
20

Edge

Reeded

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Anzacs Remembered) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley

Mint

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

Comments

The Royal Australian Mint in conjunction with some Australian Newspapers released this coin in a coincard as part of a 14 coin set. The first coin came with a large folding album. The series is called "Anzacs Remembered".


To get a coin you had to obtain a token from the newspaper and redeem it for $3.50. Different tokens were published each day for 2 weeks (hence 14 coins). The coins are commemorating events of World War 1 that Australians were involved in.

This 20 Cent coin pays tribute to the Australian men who volunteered for the War of 1914-1918.

A special $1 coin was also produced as part of the set which is very difficult to obtain due to very low mintage. It was issued separately from the 14 coin set and was only obtainable if you were a Rewards Member of News Limited.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  635,015 3.71 UNC in Coincard

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