What Is a 2 Pence Coin Made out of?

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The two pence coin was issued by the Royal Mint on 15 February 1971, the day the British currency was decimalised. The coin was minted with copper-plated steel except for a few months in 1998 when bronze was used again. The coin has a weight of 7.12 grams and has a diameter of 25.9 millimetres.
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British 2 Pence coins (from 1971 - 1992) are made from 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin. They are 25.9 mm diameter, 1.85 mm thick and weigh 7.12 grams. The edge is plain. British
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The coins were initially minted from Bronze but in 1992 they are now made copper plated steel. 2p coin weighs 7.13 grams and has a diameter of 25.91 mm.
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A 2 pence from 1971 is worth 10 pence. That is if in full luster.
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The 5 pence coin is made from 75% copper and 25% nickel
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