2001 Australia 20 cent NSW

The 2001 commemorative Australia Twenty cent issue celebrates the Centenary of Federation of New South Wales.

Featuring the 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, with lettering ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA 2001’ and the engraver’s initials ‘IRB’.

On the reverse, the Waratah Flower superimposed on an outline of the State of New South Wales, with lettering ‘1901-2001’, the engraver’s initials ‘JKN’, the denomination, and ‘CENTENARY OF FEDERATION’