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Coin type: Twenty Pence
Description

The British decimal twenty pence (20p) coin - often pronounced twenty pee - is a unit of currency equalling twenty one-hundredths of a pound sterling. Like the 50p coin it is an equilateral curve heptagon. Its obverse has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since the coin’s introduction in 1982. Three different portraits of the Queen have been used, with the latest design by Ian Rank-Broadley being introduced in 1998. The second and current reverse, featuring a segment of the Royal Shield, was introduced in 2008.

Twenty and fifty pence coins are legal tender only up to the sum of £10; this means that it is permissible to refuse payment of sums greater than this amount in 20p coins in order to settle a debt.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Sub-type of Sub-types Twenty Pence (Gardner design)
Twenty Pence (Dent design)
Face value20 (x Penny)
Years produced1982 - ? CurrentYes
Material Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

Obverse inscription

Reverse

Reverse inscription

Edge Edge inscription

List of 36 coins of type: Twenty Pence from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Twenty pence 1982 740,815,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Twenty pence 1983 158,463,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Twenty pence 1984 65,350,965 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Twenty pence 1985 74,273,699 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1986 (Proof and mint sets only) 271,597 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1987 137,450,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1988 38,038,344 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1989 132,013,890 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1990 88,097,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1991 35,901,250 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1992 31,205,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1993 123,123,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1994 67,131,250 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1995 102,005,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1996 83,163,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1997 89,518,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Twenty pence 1998 76,965,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 1999 73,478,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2000 136,428,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2001 148,122,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2002 93,360,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2003 153,383,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2004 120,212,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2005 124,488,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2006 114,800,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2007 117,075,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2008 (Gardner design) 11,900,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2008 (Dent design) 115,022,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2009 121,625,300 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2010 112,875,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2011 191,625,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2012 69,650,030 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2013 66,325,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2014 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty pence 2015 (Fourth Portrait) unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Twenty Pence 2015 (Fifth Portrait) 131,250,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2015 ·
Twenty Pence: Some useful external links
The Royal Mint Museum: Twenty pence coin