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What is the rarest 2 pence coin?

What is the rarest 2 pence coin?

Some of the rarest 2p coins are a small batch from 1983 which were accidentally minted with the words “new pence” on them instead of “two pence”, according to the Royal Mint. All 2p coins printed between 1971 and 1981 had “new pence” printed on them but after that, the writing changed to “two pence.”

What is the value of 2 new pence?


Issuer United Kingdom
Value 2 New Pence 0.02 GBP = 0.028 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 7.12 g

Are 1977 coins worth anything?

Yep, even circulated 1977 Lincoln Memorial cents that you find in circulation are worth more than just one cent. Worn 1977 pennies without a mintmark are worth about 2 cents — due to the extra value of the copper metal in the coin’s bronze alloy.

Is a 1971 New pence 2p worth anything?

Unfortunately for all those who have contacted us asking whether their stack of 2p coins dating from 1971 to 1981 are worth hundreds of pounds, the answer is no. The Royal Mint explains: ‘To avoid confusion between the old and new coinage all three coins had the word ‘NEW’ incorporated into the reverse design.

What is the rarest coin in the UK?

The Kew Gardens 50p coin dated 2009 is still the rarest in circulation, according to the Royal Mint. Only 210,000 of them were ever released into circulation making them pretty hard to come by.

How rare is a 1971 2p?

Produced between 1971 and 1981, the coins features the words ‘new pence’, which was used on all of the two pennies pieces until ‘two pence’ was introduced in 1982. One coin, dated from the initial release date in 1971, is currently on the site for £14,000, and is described as ‘extremely rare’.

Is the new pence worth anything?

All 2p coins struck between 1971 and 1981 included the words ‘NEW PENCE’ as part of their reverse. Since there are relatively few coins with the date 1983 and the inscription ‘NEW PENCE’ in circulation, they may well have a value higher than face value to a collector. …

How much is a new pence from 1971 worth?

What is a 1977 dollar worth today?

Buying power of $100 in 1977

Initial value Equivalent value
$1 dollar in 1977 $4.51 dollars today
$5 dollars in 1977 $22.53 dollars today
$10 dollars in 1977 $45.05 dollars today
$50 dollars in 1977 $225.25 dollars today

What is a 1977 Crown worth?

While the cupro-nickel version of the coin can be obtained for a few pounds, the 1977 Silver Jubilee crown can reach upwards of approximately £30, depending on its condition.

What is the most sought after coin?

9 of the most valuable coins in the world

  1. The 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. picture alliance/Getty Images.
  2. The 1787 Brasher Doubloon.
  3. The 1787 Fugio cent.
  4. The 723 Umayyad Gold Dinar.
  5. The 1343 Edward III Florin.
  6. The 1943 Lincoln Head Copper Penny.
  7. The 2007 $1 Million Canadian Gold Maple Leaf.
  8. 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel.