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Coin: One Penny 1985
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Penny) TypeOne Penny (Bronze, Ironside design)
Year1985 CurrentYes
Mintage200,885,635 (200.9 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 200,885,635 (200.9 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialBronze DesignerChristopher Ironside
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)20.3000 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)3.5600
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls (effigy known as the "Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, the legend and date ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1985 (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith). In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1985
Reverse

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

Reverse inscription

1 ONE PENNY

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

One Penny 1985: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
In mint sets 178,375 (included in main number)
Proof FDC 102,015 (included in main number)
One Penny 1985: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 935
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4381
One Penny 1985: 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 and sets mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage Proof mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proof FDC, mint sets
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One Penny 1985: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Penny, Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1985
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