Five pence coin
Dimensions: 18.0mm diameter
Made out of: Copper, Nickel
Introduced: June 27th, 1990
The current five pence piece is physically the smallest coin in the UK's currency. Previous to 1990 a larger version had been in use.
On the front of the coin is a thistle wearing a crown, the badge of Scotland. On the back side is the Queen's head.