5 Pence - Elizabeth II - Larger; 3'rd Portrait (1985 - 1990)

Features

Denomination 5 Pence
Catalog Number KM# 937
Weight (g) 5.65
Diameter (mm) 23.59
Thickness (mm) 1.78
Shape: Round
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Not Magnetic
Currency Value (USD) 0.06
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized
Demonetized 1990-12-31

Obverse

Engraved by Raphael David Maklouf
Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
D · G · REG · F · D · 1985


Description:
Elizabeth's portrait faces to the right in keeping with the tradition of alternating the direction the portrait faces between Monarchs. Elizabeth is is wearing a Crown and a necklace.

Reverse

Engraved by Christopher Ironside
Lettering:
FIVE PENCE
5


Description:
Crowned thistle with the number 5 beneath it.

Edge

Description:
Milled
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1985 178,000 In sets only Very Common
1985 102,000 Proof Very Common
1986 167,000 In sets only Very Common
1986 125,000 Proof Very Common
1987 48,220,000 Very Common
1987 89,000 Proof Very Common
1988 120,744,610 Very Common
1988 125,000 Proof Very Common
1989 101,406,000 Very Common
1989 100,000 Proof Very Common
1990 In sets only Very Common
1990 Proof Very Common

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