Is the 1971 New penny worth anything?

Is the 1971 New penny worth anything?

A more common find is the 1971 ‘new penny’. These coins are from the first run after decimalisation was introduced, when Britain switched its standard to 100 pennies in the pound. A 1971 penny could fetch a premium, with one recently selling for £5.99 on eBay.

How much are the Elizabeth II New penny worth?


Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1971-1981
Value 1 New Penny 0.01 GBP = 0.014 USD

Is Elizabeth coin worth anything?

9 – Queen Elizabeth II Million Dollar Coin (2007) – 4 millions $ The Royal Canadian Mint created this piece of gold in 2007, with a nominal value of one million dollars. This is because this gold coin is made exclusively of a highly refined pure gold (999.99 ‰).

What makes a 1971 New Penny rare?

The 1971 New Penny 1p coin The portrait of the queen has been updated four times, while the back has had 3 versions in total. Each version has been minted a least a billions times – which means its incredibly tricky to track down the valuable ones. Tricky – but not impossible.

Is a 1971 penny rare?

Generally speaking, any worn 1971 penny is worth 2 cents each. Most 1971 pennies are common. However, there is at least one rare 1971 penny. It’s the doubled die 1971 penny, and most are worth from $25 to more than $150!

How much does a 1971 penny worth?

The 1971 penny with no mint mark is worth around $0.60 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. The 1971 D penny and 1971 S penny are each worth around $0.50 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. Proof coins with the S mint mark are available and they are each valued at around $1 in PR 65 condition.

How much is a Queen Elizabeth one penny worth?

One Penny Old Head

Year of issue Value in US $ for grade xf Value in US $ for grade unc
since 1985 0.20 0.40

What’s the value of a 1971 UK Penny?

Information: Krause number KM# 915 Country United Kingdom Denomination 1 new penny Year 1971-1981 Period Queen Elizabeth II (1968 – 1981)

How big is an Elizabeth II penny in size?

Elizabeth II : Type: Standard circulation coin Years: 1971-1981 : Value: 1 New Penny 0.01 GBP = 0.014 USD Currency: Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date) Composition: Bronze: Weight: 3.56 g: Diameter: 20.3 mm: Thickness: 1.52 mm: Shape: Round: Orientation: Medal alignment ↑↑ Number

Who was the sculptor of the Elizabeth 2 penny?

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix) Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer. Central crown of St. Edward, denomination in letters above and numerals below.

Who was the creator of the new penny?

NEW PENNY. 1. Engraver: Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.