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Coin: Ten Pence 2006
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value10 (x Penny) TypeTen Pence (CuproNickel, Ironside design)
Year2006 CurrentYes
Mintage118,940,798 (118.9 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 118,940,798 (118.9 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerChristopher Ironside
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)24.5000 Thickness (mm)1.8500
Mass (g)6.5000
Obverse

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, the legend and date ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2006 (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2006
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 inscription10 TEN PENCE
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Pence 2006: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
In Brilliant Uncirculated mint sets 74,231 (included in main number)
In Baby Gift mint sets 25,878 (included in main number)
Proof FDC in standard set 17,689 (included in main number)
Proof FDC in red leather case 15,000 (included in main number)
Silver Proof FDC 8,000
Proof FDC in Executive set 5,000 (included in main number)
Ten Pence 2006: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 989
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4650
Ten Pence 2006: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Mint 2016 Mint link
Royal Mint 2016 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage Proof and sets mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proofs, mint sets
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