Detailed information about Coin: Half Penny 1984 (Proof and mint sets only) from United Kingdom
No circulation half penny coins were struck in 1984, only 106,520 proofs and 158,820 brilliant uncirculated coins for the mint sets of the year.
These were the last coins issued in the half penny denomination; it was demonetised and withdrawn from circulation in December 1984.
|Country||United Kingdom||Currency||Pound Sterling|
|Face value||1/2 (x Penny)||Type||Half Penny|
|Year||1984||Current||No (demonetised 1984)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||17.1400||Thickness (mm)||1|
Draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing tiara ("Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1984.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1984|
At centre, crown (representation of St Edward's Crown); around above, HALF PENNY; below, 1/2.
1/2 HALF PENNY
|Proof FDC||106,520 (included in main number)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Great Britain KM# 926|
|Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||Mintage||Proof and sets mintage|
|Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||Varieties||Proof FDC|
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|Half Penny 1977||Half Penny 1978||Half Penny 1979||Half Penny 1980||Half Penny 1981||Half Penny 1982|
|Half Penny 1983||Half Penny 1984 (Proof and mint sets only)|