Why does my 2p say new pence?

Why does my 2p say new pence?

However, in 1983 a small number of 2p coins were mistakenly struck with the wording ‘NEW PENCE’ on the reverse. These coins were produced to brilliant uncirculated quality – a standard higher than ordinary circulating coins – and were included in special sets intended for collectors.

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.

Are any 2p coins worth anything?

The 2p coin from 1983 However, a mistake wasd made and a batch of 2p coins dated 1983 was accidentally minted with the old wording on. This mistake is what makes them valuable to collectors, with some being snapped up on eBay up to £1,700.

Why is 1971 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.

What is the rarest coin UK?

The rarest coins in the UK worth as much as £1,700

  • This ‘New Pence’ 2p from 1983 could be worth as much as £1,700 (Image: ebay)
  • The Kew Gardens 50p (Image: ebay)
  • One of the Olympics 50p coins (Image: ebay)
  • The Olympics football 50p (Image: ebay)

How much is a 1971 penny worth today?

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 1962 d penny worth?

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1962-D Lincoln Memorial Penny is Worth $0.17 to $0.33 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition.