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UK first decimal coinage (1971-1981)

 

 

50 new pence

 

UK coin 50 pence 1969

 

Face value: 50 pence (0.50 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 30.0 mm.
Weight 13.50 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: 50 / NEW PENCE

Obverse: Young bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#913

Price for coin in UNC condition - $2-3

 

 

 

10 new pence

 

UK coin 10 pence 1975

 

Face value: 10 pence (0.10 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 28.5 mm.
Weight 11.31 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981

Reverse: Crowned lion prancing left
Reverse legend: 10 / NEW PENCE

Obverse: Young bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#912

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.50-1.00

 

 

 

5new pence

 

UK coin 5 pence 1977

 

Face value: 5 pence (0.05 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 23.59 mm.
Weight 5.65 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981

Reverse: Scottish crest badge
Reverse legend: 5 / NEW PENCE

Obverse: Young bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#911

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.30-0.60

 

 

 

2 new pence

 

UK coin 2 pence 1975

 

Face value: 2 pence (0.02 pound)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 25.91 mm.
Weight 7.12 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981

Reverse: Welsh plumes
Reverse legend: 2 / NEW PENCE

Obverse: Young bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#916

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.30-.050

 

 

 

1 new penny

 

UK coin 1 penny 1976

 

Face value: 1 penny (0.01 pound)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 20.32 mm.
Weight 3.56 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981

Reverse: crowned portcullis
Reverse legend: 1 / NEW PENNY

Obverse: Young bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#915

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.20-0.40

 

 

 

1/2 new penny

 

UK coin 1/2 penny 1975

 

Face value: 1/2 (half) penny (0.005 pound)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 17.14 mm.
Weight 1.78 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981

Reverse: crown and fraction
Reverse legend: 1/2 / NEW PENNY

Obverse: Bust facing right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#914
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.20-0.40