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Coin type: Halfpenny (Britannia, fourth design)

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfpenny (Pre-decimal) Sub-types
Face value1/2 (x Penny)
Years produced1895 - 1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialBronze DesignerLeonard Charles Wyon
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.7000

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend in Latin. During the existence of this coin type, pennies were issued for: Queen Victoria (1895 - 1901), King Edward VII (1902 - 1910) and King George V (1911 - 1936).

Obverse inscriptionLegend of the ruling British monarch

Figure of Britannia seated facing right on a rock, wearing a helmet and breastplate with flowing dress; she holds a trident and rests her right hand on a shield which bears the combined crosses of the Union Flag; around, the denomination HALF PENNY; in exergue, the date.

Reverse inscriptionHALF PENNY [year]
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone

References to additional information:

[Book] Bressett, Kenneth E. 1962. A Guidebook of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Wisconsin, USA. pp 26-28
[Book] Freeman, Michael J. 1970. The Bronze Coinage of Great Britain. Motherwell, Scotland. (2016 ed. pp100-105)
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. The Guide Book and Catalogue to British Commonwealth Coins., pp198-199