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Coin: Twenty Cents 2011 Royal Wedding
Description

Commemorating the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.

A 50 cent coin with the same reverse was also issued, however it was a collector edition only and not for general circulation.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Face value20 (x Cent) TypeTwenty Cents Circulating Commemorative
Year2011 CurrentYes
Mintage10,100,000 (10.1 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 10,100,000 (10.1 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerVladimir Gottwald
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.6500 Thickness (mm)2.5200
Mass (g)11.3000
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2011
Reverse

The reverse of the coin features a detailed sculpted portrait of the couple which went through a highly consultative approval process with Her Majesty The Queen. There is a rose within a circle between them. The designer's stylised initial G is within a small circle in the right field.

The denomination 20 [cents] is in the top left field. Around, MISS CATHERINE MIDDLETON - HRH PRINCE WILLIAM.

Reverse inscription

20 MISS CATHERINE MIDDLETON - HRH PRINCE WILLIAM

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Twenty Cents 2011 Royal Wedding: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 1566
Twenty Cents 2011 Royal Wedding: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 2016 Mintage link
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Twenty Cents 2011 Royal Wedding: Some useful external links
Royal Australian Mint - Minister releases circulating wedding coin for all Australians Australian Coin Collecting Blog - 2011 Royal Wedding Commemorative Circulation 20c
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