United Kingdom: Coin Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only) - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only)
CoinTen Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only)

Issued in Royal Mint coins sets only (178,375 in uncirculated sets and 102,015 in proof sets), not for general circulation.

MintRoyal Mint
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 · 1985 (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 · 1985
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 TEN PENCE
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof FDC 102,015 (included in main number)
Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only): References to Information Used
All Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: Ten Pence (52)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Ten Pence 1968 336,143,250 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1968
Ten Pence 1969 314,008,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1969
Ten Pence 1970 133,571,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1970
Ten Pence 1971 63,555,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1971
Ten Pence 1972 (Proof only) 150,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1972
Ten Pence 1973 152,274,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1973
Ten Pence 1974 92,841,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1974
Ten Pence 1975 181,659,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1975
Ten Pence 1976 228,320,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1976
Ten Pence 1977 59,516,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1977
Ten Pence 1978 (Proof only) 86,100 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1978
Ten Pence 1979 115,538,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1979
Ten Pence 1980 88,793,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1980
Ten Pence 1981 3,587,300 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1981
Ten Pence 1982 (Proof and mint sets only) 311,800 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1982
Ten Pence 1983 (Proof and mint sets only) 744,900 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1983
Ten Pence 1984 (Proof and mint sets only) 265,340 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1984
Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only) 280,390 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1985
Ten Pence 1986 (Proof and mint sets only) 271,821 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1986
Ten Pence 1987 (Proof and mint sets only) 261,084 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1987
Ten Pence 1988 (Proof and mint sets only) 213,381 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1988
Ten Pence 1989 (Proof and mint sets only) 163,273 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1989
Ten Pence 1990 (Proof and mint sets only) 181,658 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1990
Ten Pence 1991 (Proof and mint sets only) 130,119 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1991
Ten Pence 1992 (Large, proof and sets only) 140,747 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1992
Ten Pence 1992 (Small) 1,413,595,917 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1992
Ten Pence 1993 (Proof and mints sets only) 123,025 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1993
Ten Pence 1994 (Proof and mints sets only) 244,692 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1994
Ten Pence 1995 43,425,286 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1995
Ten Pence 1996 118,892,082 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1996
Ten Pence 1997 99,386,305 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1997
Ten Pence 1998 (Proof and mints sets only) 159,862 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1998
Ten Pence 1999 (Proof and mints sets only) 216,840 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1999
Ten Pence 2000 134,923,219 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2000
Ten Pence 2001 129,388,113 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2001
Ten Pence 2002 81,055,309 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2002
Ten Pence 2003 88,274,512 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2003
Ten Pence 2004 99,721,637 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2004
Ten Pence 2005 69,726,263 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2005
Ten Pence 2006 118,940,798 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2006
Ten Pence 2007 72,850,093 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2007
Ten Pence 2008 (Ironside design) 9,892,577 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2008
Ten Pence 2008 (Dent design) 71,567,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2008
Ten Pence 2009 84,500,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2009
Ten Pence 2010 96,690,500 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2010
Ten Pence 2011 59,643,850 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2011
Ten Pence 2012 11,633,530 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2012
Ten Pence 2013 320,234,750 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2013
Ten Pence 2014 490,236,520 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 2014
Ten Pence 2015 (Fourth Portrait) 119,000,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2015
Ten Pence 2015 (Fifth Portrait) 91,900,000 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2015 ·
Ten Pence 2016 135,200,000 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2016 ·
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Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeTen Pence (Large)
Issued1985
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Face Value10 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1993)
Mintage280,390
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerChristopher Ironside
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000
Thickness (mm)1.8500
Mass (g)11.3100
Ten Pence 1985 (Proof and mint sets only): Catalogue Reference IDs