1 New Penny - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

1 New Penny - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse1 New Penny - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

© Rafael Pinheiro Aquino

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1971-1981
Value 1 New Penny
0.01 GBP = 0.014 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.56 g
Diameter 20.3 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 665
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 915,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sp# B1
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Second crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, legend around

Lettering: ELIZABETH·II D·G·REG·F·D·1980

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

A crowned portcullis with chains (an adaptation of the Badge of Henry VII which is now the Badge of the Palace of Westminster) and the face value

Lettering:
NEW PENNY
1

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Edge

Plain

Comments

(former Spink ref. 4237)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971  1 521 666 250 0.06 0.06 0.09 0.15 0.18 0.34 1.15 70%
1971  1.17 0.9% BU (in blue wallet)
1971  350 000 1.96 2% Proof
1972  150 000 1.34 1.3% Proof
1973  280 196 000 0.01 0.09 0.12 0.16 0.20 1.17 31%
1973  100 000 1.22 1.1% Proof
1974  330 892 000 0.04 0.06 0.13 0.18 0.20 0.21 1.17 34%
1974  100 000 2.68 0.9% Proof
1975  221 604 000 0.01 0.13 0.12 0.18 0.18 27%
1975  100 000 1.22 0.9% Proof
1976  300 160 000 0.01 0.08 0.12 0.18 0.20 0.29 1.05 33%
1976  100 000 2.66 0.9% Proof
1977  285 430 000 0.04 0.07 0.12 0.16 0.21 0.49 1.05 29%
1977  193 000 1.30 1.2% Proof
1978  292 770 000 0.02 0.12 0.14 0.15 0.20 0.26 30%
1978  86 100 1.31 0.8% Proof
1979  459 000 000 0.04 0.06 0.12 0.16 0.18 0.23 35%
1979  81 000 1.45 0.8% Proof
1980  416 304 000 0.01 0.08 0.08 0.14 0.18 0.29 0.27 34%
1980  143 000 2.36 1.4% Proof
1981  301 800 000 0.01 0.08 0.12 0.13 0.18 0.49 1.04 28%
1981  100 300 1.72 1.1% Proof

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