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Coin: One Penny 1980
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Penny) TypeOne Penny (Bronze, Ironside design)
Year1980 CurrentYes
Mintage416,447,000 (416.4 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 416,447,000 (416.4 million) No mint mark
MaterialBronze DesignerChristopher Ironside
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)20.3000 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)3.5600
Obverse

Draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing tiara ("Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1980.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1980
Reverse

Crowned portcullis with chains (an adaptation of the Badge of Henry VII and now the Badge of the Palace of Westminster); around above, NEW PENNY; below, 1.

Reverse inscription

1 NEW PENNY

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

One Penny 1980: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof 143,000 (included in main number)
One Penny 1980: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 915
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4237
One Penny 1980: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Mint 2016 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof mintage
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proof
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