Diameter of a UK 1p coin

Diameter of a UK 1p coin (20.3 mm)



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Diameter of a UK 1p coin (20.3 mm)

  • is 1/4000 of Wingspan of an Airbus A380 (79.8 m)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Height of the Great Sphinx of Giza (20.21 m)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Length of a cricket pitch (20.12 m)...more
  • is 1/500 of Height of a high-diving platform (10 m)...more
  • is 1/250 of Women's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.05 m)...more
  • is 1/200 of Length of a classic Volkswagen `Beetle` car (4.08 m)...more
  • is 1/100 of Women's Olympic High Jump record (2.06 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Side of a classic Monopoly board (508 mm)...more

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