Country: United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type: Standard Circulation coin
Years: 1993 (1985-1997)
Value: 20 Pence (1/20 GBP)
Currency: Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Weight: 4.9 g
Diameter: 21 mm
Orientation: Medal alignment ↑↑
Shape: Equilateral curve heptagon
References: KM# 939, Sp# G2
Second crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.
Lettering: ELIZABETH·II D·G·REG·F·D·
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
Engraver: Arnold Machin
Crowned Tudor rose dividing date and legend, denomination below
Engraver: William Maving Gardner
An obverse die design change occurred part way through 1992.
1985-1992 slightly smaller portrait;
1992-1997 slightly larger portrait;
1997 has small varieties in the design of the portrait.
(former Spink ref. 4361)