British One Penny coin
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe British decimal Penny (1p) coin, produced by the Royal Mint,
was issued on 15 February 1971,
the day the British currency was decimalised
The reverse of the coin, designed by Christopher Ironside, is 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 either NEW PENNY (1971–1981) or ONE PENNY (1982–present) above the portcullis.