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This is a 1986 United Kingdom (Great Britain) Mint Coin Set issued by the Royal Mint in its original presentation folder. It contains eight coins with denominations from 1 Penny to 2 Pounds as described below:
(KM#'s are from the Krause & Mishler Standard Catalog of World Coins)
KM# 935 - 1 Penny - Bronze - total mintage = 369,989,000
KM# 936 - 2 Pence - Bronze - total mintage = 168,968,000
KM# 937 - 5 Pence - Copper-Nickel - total mintage = 167,224 **
KM# 938 - 10 Pence - Copper-Nickel - total mintage = 167,224 **
KM# 939 - 20 Pence - Copper-Nickel - total mintage = 167,224 **
KM# 940.1 - 50 Pence - Copper-Nickel - total mintage = 167,224 **
KM# 946 - 1 Pound - Nickel-Brass - total mintage = 10,410,000
KM# 947 - 2 Pounds - Nickel-Brass - total mintage = 8,212,000
** The 5, 10, 20, and 50 Pence were not issued for regular circulation, they were only available in mint sets (total 167,224) and proof sets (total 125,000). The obverse of all 8 coins depicts Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse design on the 1 pound coin represents Northern Ireland (Blooming Flax). The 2 pound coin (center coin) is not a regular issue, but a Commemorative Coin representing the XIIIth Commonwealth Games which were to be held in Scotland that year.
The KM identification number for the set is #MS 107 (167,224 sets).