Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Raphael Maklouf.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. AUSTRALIA 1995
Reverse:||United Nations - Design by Horst Hahne.|
Legend: UNITED NATIONS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY - 20 CENTS
|Edge:||Reeded - continuous mill.|
|Weight:||11.31 grams (174.6 grains).|
|Size:||28.52 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||75% Copper, 25% Nickel|
|Mintage:||Circulation: 4,835,000 - Canberra.|
|Mintmarks:||Reverse design of United Nations Flag.|
1995 TWENTY CENTS
This coin was released on 10th October, 1995 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations which held its first meeting on 25th April, 1945. It is the first commemorative Australian 20 cent coin.
In 1998, the Canberra mint released a .999 Silver Twenty Cents frosted proof coin with a reverse design struck from a modified die used for the production of the 1995 United Nations twenty cents reverse.
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