One Penny 2022 Silver, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

One Penny 2022 Silver, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinOne Penny 2022 Silver

One penny coins of this type are issued by the Royal Mint as "non-circulating legal tender" (NCLT) - i.e. for collectors, and are not intended for circulation.

This coin was issued as a suitable gift to parents to celebrate the birth of a new child.

The Royal Mint says:
"Crossing the baby’s palm with silver is a customary way to wish a new baby the best possible start in life."

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Obverse
United Kingdom / One Penny 2022 Silver - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (her effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait").

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Running continuously around the effigy is the monarch's legend: ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF ·. Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF ·
Reverse

Within a beaded circle, a crowned portcullis with chains (an adaptation of the Badge of Henry VII and now the Badge of the Palace of Westminster); around above, the denomination ONE PENNY; below, the date: 2022.

This is the same design as the first decimal British 1p coins.

Reverse Inscription ONE PENNY 2022
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated.
Packaging: in gift box.
Royal Mint Product Code: UK22LPSP
Issue price £30.00.

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One Penny 2022 Silver: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeOne Penny (NCLT)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerChristopher Ironside
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size20.320 mm
Mass3.560 g
OCC IDBVYX-EWRC-XKMD-OJZN
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