Is the 1982 20p coin rare?

Unlike 50p and 10p coins, the 20p design has remained almost the same since it was first minted back in 1982, making only a handful of them actually valuable to a collector. Zero 20p coins were minted in 2017 or 2018 – with the Royal Mint focused on introducing the new twelve-sided £1 piece.

Is a 1982 20 pence coin silver?

Elizabeth II, 20 Pence 1982 Piedfort The Royal Mint issued a small quantity of these coins in Sterling Silver Proof but they were double the normal thickness and are called a Piedfort. This is the first Piedfort that the Royal Mint allowed collectors to buy and has proved to be very popular.

What is the rarest 20p?

One of the rarest 20p coins in the UK has sold for £90 on eBay and there are many more still in circulation. The undated 20p became the first coin in over 300 years to enter circulation without a date and it’s estimated by The Royal Mint that no more than 250,000 coins made it into circulation.

Are there any valuable 20p?

A rare 20p coin has sold on eBay for £90, because of its unique characteristics. One of the rarest coins ever produced, the 20p piece became the first coin in over 300 years to enter circulation with no date.

What are 20 pence coins made of?


First Issued 9 June 1982
Diameter 21.4mm
Weight 5.0g
Thickness 1.7mm
Composition Cupro-nickel (84% copper,16% nickel)

How much is a twenty pence without date worth?

Undated 20p coin sells for £90 in online auction and 250,000 of them were made. The 20p coin was released in 2008 and became the first coin in more than 300 years without a date stamped onto it.

Are there any valuable 20 pence coins?

What are Elizabeth II coins worth?

9 – Queen Elizabeth II Million Dollar Coin (2007) – 4 millions $ The Royal Canadian Mint created this piece of gold in 2007, with a nominal value of one million dollars. This is because this gold coin is made exclusively of a highly refined pure gold (999.99 ‰).

What is a Queen Elizabeth II coin?

The Royal Mint has struck all the coins of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, as we have for every British monarch for more than 1,100 years. Since 1952 these coins have told the story of Her Majesty’s journey from a young queen to the experienced, respected head of state she is today.

How can you tell a rare 20p?

Rare 20p coin varieties Copies of the smaller head coin were included in year sets, and so nicer copies are slightly more common. Look closely and you’ll be able to tell the difference between the two portraits. Another tell-tale sign is that the larger portrait has a slightly sharper point where the Queen’s neck ends.

Are Queen Elizabeth coins worth anything?

Queen Elizabeth coin prices range from $5.00 to $9,000.00 and the average selling price is $21.49.

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