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25 Cents - Elizabeth II Our Legends

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Our Legends) -  obverse 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Our Legends) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 25 Cents
0.25 AUD = 0.17 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 13.0 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

ANZAC to Afghanistan Series - Our Legends

Obverse

4th Portrait Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016
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

Depiction of a Victoria Cross Medal

Lettering:
25
FOR VALOUR
OUR 100 LEGENDS

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The Royal Australian Mint in conjunction with some Australian Newspapers released this coin as part of a 14 coin series called "ANZACs to Afghanistan". To get a coin you had to obtain a token from the newspaper and redeem it at a cost of $3.00. Different tokens were published each day for 2 weeks (hence 14 coins). The coins are commemorating 14 significant military moments that have shaped Australia over the past 100 years from World War 1 to the modern day. Ten of the 14 coins released in the series are 20 cent coins and four of them are 25 cent coins. They were issued in a collector card.

This NCLT 25 Cent coin Is the first "Quarter" ever issued by the RAM. Although not meant for circulation it is legal tender. This particular coin commemorates the 100 Australians who have been issued with the "Victoria Cross" in various military excursions that Australia has been involved in.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  500,300 5.81 Coin Card

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