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Coin: Twenty Pence 2012
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value20 (x Penny) TypeTwenty Pence (Dent design)
Year2012 CurrentYes
Mintage69,683,530 (69.7 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 69,683,530 (69.7 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerMatthew Dent
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Heptagon)
Size (mm)21.4000 Thickness (mm)1.7000
Mass (g)5
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, the legend and date ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2012 (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2012
Reverse

The reverse of the 20p coin depicts the meeting point of the second and fourth quarter of the Royal Shield, showing the Lion Rampant of Scotland and the Lions Passants of England. The denomination TWENTY PENCE is around right.

Reverse inscriptionTWENTY PENCE
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Twenty Pence 2012: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof FDC in standard set 30,000 (included in main number)
Proof FDC in premium set 3,500 (included in main number)
Silver Proof FDC with selective gold plating 2,012 (hover mouse for text)
Silver Proof FDC 995 (hover mouse for text)
Gold Proof FDC 150 (hover mouse for text)
In 10-coin mint sets unknown
In 8-coin mint sets unknown
Twenty Pence 2012: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 1111, 1111a.1 (Silver w/gold)
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4631
Twenty Pence 2012: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Mint 2016 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage Proof mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proofs, mint sets
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Twenty Pence 2012: Some useful external links
Great Britain 2012 20 pence - CoinFactsWiki
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