1 Penny - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; Gough Island

1 Penny - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Gough Island) -  obverse1 Penny - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Gough Island) -  reverse

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Issuer Tristan da Cunha (Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 1 Penny (0.01)
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 4.7 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 11489
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 4
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.


Effigy of queen Elizabeth II facing right

Gough Island
Tristan da Cunha

Engraver: Robert Elderton

Robert Elderton (b. 1948) joined the Royal Mint in 1964 as an apprentice engraver, spending the firtyear full time at Central School of Art and thereafter one day a week at London’s Sir John Cass School of Arts and Crafts until summer 1971. He remained at the Royal Mint until 2002, where he designed numerous coins and medals.


Two birds (Sub-Arctic skua), denomination below

Lettering: ONE PENNY



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