United Kingdom: Coin One Penny 1972 (Proof only) - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin One Penny 1972 (Proof only)
CoinOne Penny 1972 (Proof only)

Proof FDC coins in mint sets only this year, none issued for general circulation.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
United Kingdom / One Penny 1972 (Proof only) - obverse photo

Draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing a tiara (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the legend and date ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1972 (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith).

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1972
Reverse
United Kingdom / One Penny 1972 (Proof only) - reverse photo

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

Reverse Inscription 1 NEW PENNY
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
One Penny 1972 (Proof only): References to Information Used
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Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage
All Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: One Penny (50)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
One Penny 1971 1,522,016,250 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1971
One Penny 1972 (Proof only) 150,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1972
One Penny 1973 280,296,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1973
One Penny 1974 330,992,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1974
One Penny 1975 221,704,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1975
One Penny 1976 300,260,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1976
One Penny 1977 285,623,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1977
One Penny 1978 292,856,100 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1978
One Penny 1979 459,081,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1979
One Penny 1980 416,447,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1980
One Penny 1981 301,900,300 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1981
One Penny 1982 100,603,800 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1982
One Penny 1983 243,746,900 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1983
One Penny 1984 155,034,965 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1984
One Penny 1985 200,885,635 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1985
One Penny 1986 370,260,951 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1986
One Penny 1987 500,207,084 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1987
One Penny 1988 793,705,381 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1988
One Penny 1989 658,305,273 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1989
One Penny 1990 529,229,158 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1990
One Penny 1991 206,587,719 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1991
One Penny 1992 254,007,747 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1992
One Penny 1993 602,713,025 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1993
One Penny 1994 844,078,692 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1994
One Penny 1995 303,480,286 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1995
One Penny 1996 723,994,142 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1996
One Penny 1997 397,064,305 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1997
One Penny 1998 739,929,862 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1998
One Penny 1999 891,608,840 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1999
One Penny 2000 1,060,610,219 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2000
One Penny 2001 928,805,113 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2001
One Penny 2002 601,567,309 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2002
One Penny 2003 539,592,512 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2003
One Penny 2004 739,883,637 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2004
One Penny 2005 536,318,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2005
One Penny 2006 524,742,798 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2006
One Penny 2007 548,132,093 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2007
One Penny 2008 (Ironside design) 180,772,577 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2008
One Penny 2008 (Dent design) 508,072,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2008
One Penny 2009 556,552,800 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2009
One Penny 2010 609,693,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2010
One Penny 2011 431,044,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2011
One Penny 2012 227,234,500 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2012
One Penny 2013 260,834,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2013
One Penny 2014 464,836,020 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2014
One Penny 2015 (Fourth Portrait) 154,600,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2015
One Penny 2015 (Fifth Portrait) 418,201,016 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2015 ·
One Penny 2016 371,002,000 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2016 ·
One Penny 2017 240,999,600 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2017 ·
One Penny 2018 unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2018 ·
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One Penny 1972 (Proof only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeOne Penny (Bronze, Ironside design)
Issued1972
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Penny)
CurrentYes
Mintage150,000
MaterialBronze
DesignerChristopher Ironside
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)20.3000
Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)3.5600
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One Penny 1972 (Proof only): Photos
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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Great Britain, 1972
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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Great Britain, 1972
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One Penny 1972 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs