Extremely rare 1971 2 New Pence British Coin. Excellent condition coin great collectors item.
Nice detail in hair and feathers. Get it while it's still available!Only years from 1971 to 1982 say new pence until they changed it to two pence, these coins are disappearing quickly and becoming valuable collectors pieces especially the 1971 first release coins they will only increase in value. In 1971 to avoid confusion with the old coinage. The United Kingdom 2p coin was introduced on 15 February 1971 with the creation of a new decimal currency system. The other two coins issued at this time were the 1/2p and 1p coins. To avoid confusion between the old and new coinage all three coins had the word'NEW' incorporated into the reverse design.
This was subsequently removed in 1982,' the website says of the distinctive make of coins. Earlier this week, a report signalled that 60 per cent of coppers are only used once, with people even throwing their small change away rather than having it weigh down their wallets. Treasury documents published alongside the Chancellor's Spring Statement yesterday raised questions about the future of the coins, pointing out they are increasingly'falling out of circulation'. The item "1971 Great Britain 2p New Pence-First release see description (very Rare)" is in sale since Monday, November 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Other UK Coins".The seller is "matdup_70" and is located in Sarsfield, Ontario. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.