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Coin: Twenty Pence 2006

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value20 (x Penny) TypeTwenty Pence (Gardner design)
Year2006 CurrentYes
Mintage114,937,798 (114.9 million) RarityC (Common)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 114,937,798 (114.9 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerWilliam Gardner
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

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 ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith).

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

A crowned Tudor rose, with the numeral "20" below the rose, and TWENTY PENCE around above. The date 2006 is incuse and divided by the crown. Small incuse letters W and G divided by the crown represent the artist's initials (for William Gardner).

Reverse inscription20 TWENTY PENCE 2006
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Twenty Pence 2006: Known varieties
In Brilliant Uncirculated mint sets 74,231 (included in main number)
In Baby Gift mint sets 25,878 (included in main number)
Proof FDC in standard set 17,689 (included in main number)
Proof FDC in red leather case 15,000 (included in main number)
Silver Proof FDC 8,000 (hover mouse for text)
Proof FDC in Executive set 5,000 (included in main number)
Twenty Pence 2006: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 990
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4630
Twenty Pence 2006: References to Information Used
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Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proofs, mint sets
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