The coins feature the words'new pence instead of two pence' on them. Coin expert site The Royal Mint explains that the word'new' was incorporated into the design for 1/2p, 1p and 2p coins in 1971 to avoid confusion with the old coinage.
The item "Extremely Rare 1971 2p New Pence Coin, in good condition" is in sale since Wednesday, February 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Decimal Coinage (c. The seller is "technicsx0" and is located in Torquay.
This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.