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Coin: Ten Pence 1986 (Proof and mint sets only)
Description

Issued in Royal Mint coins sets only (167,224 in uncirculated sets and 104,597 in proof sets), not for general circulation.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value10 (x Penny) TypeTen Pence (Large)
Year1986 CurrentNo (demonetised 1993)
Mintage271,821 (271821)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 271,821 (271821)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerChristopher Ironside
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000 Thickness (mm)1.8500
Mass (g)11.3100
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 · 1986 (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 · 1986
Reverse

Part of the crest of England, a lion passant guardant royally crowned (i.e. crowned walking lion to left, facing). The numeral 10 below the lion and the denomination in words: TEN PENCE around above.

Reverse inscription

10 NEW PENCE

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Ten Pence 1986 (Proof and mint sets only): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof FDC 104,597 (included in main number)
Ten Pence 1986 (Proof and mint sets only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 938
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4366
Ten Pence 1986 (Proof and mint sets only): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proof FDC
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