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20 dollars
Jamaica 20 dollars
Coin from 2000
General information
Country

Flag of Jamaica Jamaica

Value

$20.00

Years

20002002

Measurements and composition
Mass

7.8 g

Diameter

23 mm

Thickness

2.5 mm

Composition

brass, cupronickel

Appearance
Shape

round

Alignment

medallic

Obverse

Coat of arms of Jamaica, value

Reverse

Marcus Garvey, year

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The 20 dollar coin is a circulation commemorative coin first issued in 2000 by Jamaica. Minting of the coins ceased in 2002, but the coins remain in circulation. It belongs to the National Heroes Series.

The coin is bimetallic, composed of a brass ring with a cupronickel center. It has a mass of 7.8 grams, a diameter of 23 millimeters, and a thickness of 2.5 millimeters. Displayed on the obverse is the coat of arms of Jamaica with the value below and title above. On the reverse, Marcus Garvey is displayed with the year below and the legend, "THE RT. EXCELLENT MARCUS GARVEY NATIONAL HERO" above.

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