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20 Dollars - Elizabeth II Golden Wedding Anniversary

20 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Golden Wedding Anniversary) -  obverse20 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Golden Wedding Anniversary) -  reverse

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Features

Country New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 20 Dollars
20 NZD = 12 USD
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Silver (.925) (22ct Gold Cameo)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 108
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

50th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Obverse

Crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II, legend around, date below.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND
RDM
1997

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Coronation scene: central portrait of Queen Elizabeth II seated on throne with religious leaders surrounding Her and gilded shield depicting clasped hands as inset.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH AND PHILIP 1947-1997
20 DOLLARS

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Similar to 5 Dollars KM#105, struck at the Royal Mint, Llantrisant, UK.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  32,500 Proof

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