As all coins produced between 1971 and 1981 did. The coin in question is from 1971, the year the new pence coins began being producted, and this gives it a special status. The item "Extremely Rare 1968-1978 New Pence 5p £ and 2p new 1971-19802" is in sale since Wednesday, July 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Other UK Coins".freestyle_7" and is located in berrchide. This item can be shipped worldwide.