United Kingdom, 1 penny, 1988

Here’s a familiar coin.

United Kingdom, 1 penny, 1988 (KM #935)


It’s been a while since the last UK decimal penny (March 15th). This coin is bronze like the penny featured on January 14th, but has the reverse design of the penny featured on December 28th. The obverse uses the Queen’s 3rd portrait used from 1985-1997, which so far hadn’t yet been featured here.

Mintage is 793,492,000.
Metal Bronze
Weight 3.56 g
Diameter 20.32 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Engravers R. Maklouf (obverse)
C. Ironside (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment

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