Decimal coins issued 10p - 1/2p

United Kingdom decimal coins issued into general circulation up to 31 December 2014

View figures for £2 - 20p


10p 5p 2p 1p 1/2p
1968 336,143,250 98,868,250


1969 314,008,000 120,270,000


1970 133,571,000 225,948,525


1971 63,205,000 81,783,475 1,454,856,250 1,521,666,250 1,394,188,250
1972




1973 152,174,000

280,196,000 365,680,000
1974 92,741,000

330,892,000 365,448,000
1975 181,559,000 141,539,000 145,545,000 221,604,000 197,600,000
1976 228,220,000
181,379,000 300,160,000 412,172,000
1977 59,323,000 24,308,000 109,281,000 285,430,000 66,368,000
1978
61,094,000 189,658,000 292,770,000 59,532,000
1979 115,457,000 155,456,000 260,200,000 459,000,000 219,132,000
1980 88,650,000 220,566,000 408,527,000 416,304,000 202,788,000
1981 3,487,000
353,191,000 301,800,000 46,748,000
1982


100,292,000 190,752,000
1983


243,002,000 7,600,000
1984


154,759,625
1985

107,113,000 200,605,245
1986

168,967,500 369,989,130
1987
48,220,000 218,100,750 499,946,000
1988
120,744,610 419,889,000 793,492,000
1989
101,406,000 359,226,000 658,142,000
1990
1,634,976,005 204,499,700 529,047,500
1991
724,979,000 86,625,250 206,457,600
1992 1,413,455,170 453,173,500 102,247,000 253,867,000
1993

235,674,000 602,590,000
1994
93,602,000 531,628,000 843,834,000
1995 43,259,000 183,384,000 124,482,000 303,314,000
1996 118,738,000 302,902,000 296,278,000 723,840,060
1997 99,196,000 236,596,000 496,116,000 396,874,000
1998
217,376,000 98,676,000
(bronze)
739,770,000



115,154,000
(copper-plated steel)


1999
195,490,000 353,816,000 891,392,000
2000 134,733,000 388,512,000 536,659,000 1,060,420,000
2001 129,281,000 337,930,000 551,880,000 928,698,000
2002 80,934,000 219,258,000 168,556,000 601,446,000
2003 88,118,000 333,230,000 260,225,000 539,436,000
2004 99,602,000 271,810,000 356,396,000 739,764,000
2005 69,604,000 236,212,000 280,396,000 536,318,000
2006 118,803,000 317,697,000 170,637,000 524,605,000
2007 72,720,000 246,720,000 254,500,000 548,002,000
2008 9,720,000
(Ironside)
92,880,000
(Ironside)
10,600,000
(Ironside)
180,600,000
(Ironside)


71,447,000
(Dent)
165,172,000
(Dent)
241,679,000
(Dent)
507,952,000
(Dent)

2009 84,360,000 132,960,300 150,500,500 556,412,800
2010 96,600,500 396,245,500 99,600,000 609,603,000
2011 59,603,850 50,400,000 144,300,000 431,004,000
2012 11,600,030 339,802,350 67,800,000 227,201,000
2013 320,200,750 378,800,750 40,600,000 260,800,000
2014 490,202,020 885,004,520 247,600,020 464,801,520

From 1971 to 1991, 1p and 2p coins intended for general circulation were struck in bronze. Since 1992 they have been struck in copper-plated steel, apart from in 1998 when 2p coins were produced in bronze as well as in copper-plated steel

Updated and revised, July 2015.

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