10 New Pence - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

10 New Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse10 New Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-1981
Value 10 New Pence (0.10 GBP)
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-30-1993
Number N# 878
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 912,
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# F1
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·1969

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

Part of the Crest of England, a lion passant guardant royally crowned, legend above, denomination below.

Lettering:
NEW PENCE
10

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

Milled

10 New Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Comments

Obverse die varieties:

1968-77 - obverse 151 beads, reverse 152 beads;
1978-81 - obverse 147 beads, reverse 152 beads;



(former Spink ref. 4231)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968  336 143 250 $ 0.13 $ 0.23 $ 0.22 $ 0.23 $ 0.47 $ 1.11 $ 1.45 53%
1968  $ 1.87 1.0% BU (in blue wallet)
1969  314 008 000 $ 0.55 $ 0.17 $ 0.24 $ 0.24 $ 0.52 $ 0.97 $ 1.16 44%
1970  133 571 000 $ 0.55 $ 0.13 $ 0.34 $ 0.33 $ 0.51 $ 1.06 $ 1.16 29%
1971  63 205 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.23 $ 0.31 $ 0.49 $ 2.33 17%
1971  350 000 $ 1.94 1.8% Proof
1972  150 000 $ 3.49 1.3% Proof
1973  152 174 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.15 $ 0.22 $ 0.29 $ 0.50 $ 0.21 $ 1.04 29%
1973  100 000 $ 1.22 1.2% Proof
1974  92 741 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.20 $ 0.22 $ 0.28 $ 0.52 $ 2.13 20%
1974  100 000 $ 2.67 0.9% Proof
1975  181 559 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.15 $ 0.24 $ 0.24 $ 0.33 $ 1.06 $ 0.88 29%
1975  100 000 $ 1.29 1.0% Proof
1976  228 220 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.13 $ 0.23 $ 0.27 $ 0.31 $ 1.34 $ 2.33 32%
1976  100 000 $ 2.77 1.1% Proof
1977  59 323 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.17 $ 0.28 $ 0.54 $ 1.16 13%
1977  193 000 $ 2.64 1.2% Proof
1978  86 100 $ 4.89 1.4% Proof
1979  115 457 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.13 $ 0.17 $ 0.29 $ 0.54 $ 0.52 $ 1.86 19%
1979  81 000 $ 1.97 0.8% Proof
1980  88 650 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.13 $ 0.23 $ 0.27 $ 0.50 15%
1980  143 000 $ 2.58 1.3% Proof
1981  3 487 000 1.5%
1981  100 300 $ 2.79 1.3% Proof

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