Detailed information about Coin: One Penny 1999 from United Kingdom
Krause catalogues (but not Spink) list the proofs and sets for this year as bronze and not copper-plated steel.
According to the Royal Mint, "From 1971 to 1991, 1p and 2p coins intended for general circulation were struck in bronze. Since 1992 they have been struck in copper-plated steel, apart from in 1998 when 2p coins were produced in bronze as well as in copper-plated steel"; however, the Mint's site seems to list circulation coins only.
|Country||United Kingdom||Currency||Pound Sterling|
|Face value||1 (x Penny)||Type||One Penny (Steel, Ironside design)|
|Mintage||891,628,492 (891.6 million)|
|Material||Copper-plated steel||Designer||Christopher Ironside|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||20.3000||Thickness (mm)||1.6500|
Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1999.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1999|
Portcullis with chains crowned, an adaptation of the Badge of Henry VII and now the Badge of the Palace of Westminster.
1 ONE PENNY
|In mint sets||136,492 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Proof||100,000 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Great Britain KM# 986, KM# 986a (Proofs and sets)|
|Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||4710|
|Royal Mint||2016||Mintage||link||Circulation mintage|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mintage||Proof and sets mintage|
|Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||Varieties||Proof|
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