Decimal coins issued 10p - 1/2p | The Royal Mint

Decimal coins issued 10p - 1/2p

United Kingdom decimal coins issued into general circulation up to 31 December 2017.

(*Interim figures. Final figures to 31st March 2018 to be confirmed.)

View figures for £2 - 20p

 10p5p2p1p1/2p
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  
2015 119,000,000
(4th Portrait)
163,000,000
(4th Portrait)
85,900,000
(4th Portrait)
154,600,000
(4th Portrait)
 
  91,900,000
(5th Portrait)

 536,600,000
(5th Portrait)

139,200,000
(5th Portrait)
418,201,016
(5th Portrait)
 
2016 135,200,000 308,200,000 185,200,000 371,002,000  
2017 24,500,000 151,200,000 10,900,000 90,800,000  

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, May 2017.

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