• 1 Penny 1985-1992, KM# 935, United Kingdom (Great Britain), Elizabeth II
  • 1 Penny 1985-1992, KM# 935, United Kingdom (Great Britain), Elizabeth II
Obverse

Third crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem.

The George IV State Diadem, officially the Diamond Diadem, is a type of crown that was made in 1820 for King George IV. The diadem is worn by queens and queens consort in procession to coronations and State Openings of Parliament. The piece of jewellery has been featured in paintings and on stamps and currency. It can be seen in the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace.

ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FIDEI DEFENSATRIX means Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, Queen and Defender of the Faith.

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

ELIZABETH II D·G·REG·F·D·1990
RDM

Reverse

A crowned portcullis with chains (an adaptation of the Badge of Henry VII which is now the Badge of the Palace of Westminster), with the numeral "1" written below the portcullis, and facial value above the portcullis.

A portcullis (from the French porte coulissante, "sliding door") is a heavy vertically-closing gate typically found in medieval fortifications, consisting of a latticed grille made of wood, metal, or a combination of the two, which slides down grooves inset within each jamb of the gateway.

Engraver: Cristopher Ironside

ONE PENNY
1

Edge

1 Penny

3rd portrait, Non-magnetic
KM# 935 Sp# B3
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Characteristics
Material Bronze
Weight 3.56 g
Diameter 20.32 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Royal Mint

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