Detailed information about Coin: Two Pence 1973 (Proof only) from United Kingdom
Proof FDC coins in mint sets only this year, none issued for general circulation.
|Country||United Kingdom||Currency||Pound Sterling|
|Face value||2 (x Penny)||Type||Two Pence (Bronze, Ironside design)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||25.9000||Thickness (mm)||1.8500|
Draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing a tiara (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1973.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1973|
The reverse of the coin features the Badge of the Prince of Wales: a plume of three ostrich feathers within a coronet, above the incuse German motto ICH DIEN ("I serve"). The numeral "2" is written below the badge, and and the denomination in words: NEW PENCE is written above.
2 NEW PENCE
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Great Britain KM# 916|
|Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||4235|
|Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||Mintage|
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|Museums Victoria Collections: Proof Coin - 2 Pence, Great Britain, 1973|
|Two Pence 1971||Two Pence 1972 (Proof only)||Two Pence 1973 (Proof only)||Two Pence 1974 (Proof only)||Two Pence 1975||Two Pence 1976|
|Two Pence 1977||Two Pence 1978||Two Pence 1979||Two Pence 1980||Two Pence 1981||Two Pence 1982 (Proof and mint sets only)|
|Two Pence 1983 (Proof and mint sets only)||Two Pence 1984 (Proof and mint sets only)||Two Pence 1985||Two Pence 1986||Two Pence 1987||Two Pence 1988|
|Two Pence 1989||Two Pence 1990||Two Pence 1991||Two Pence 1992||Two Pence 1993||Two pence 1994|
|Two pence 1995||Two pence 1996||Two pence 1997||Two pence 1998||Two pence 1999||Two pence 2000|
|Two pence 2001||Two pence 2002||Two pence 2003||Two pence 2004||Two pence 2005||Two pence 2006|
|Two pence 2007||Two pence 2008 (Ironside design)||Two pence 2008 (Dent design)||Two pence 2009||Two pence 2010||Two pence 2011|
|Two pence 2012||Two pence 2013||Two pence 2014||Two pence 2015 (Fourth Portrait)||Two Pence 2015 (Fifth Portrait)|