How Much Is A British Half Penny Worth Now?


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Cormac Reynolds answered
A British Half Penny can’t really fetch all that much. A British 1967 bronze halfpenny, during the era of Elizabeth II can fetch around 50p if it is uncirculated and in completely mint condition. If the coin has been circulated then naturally it will be worth less, unless it is still in incredible condition.

Given that these coins aren’t really that old, it’s understandable why they don’t really fetch all that much. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give you a much more accurate valuation of the currency, if you have a number of them in your collection that you’re looking to sell. You’re probably already aware that the coin was last produced in 1967, soon before they were removed from circulation because of the change to the current decimal currency system.

The pre-decimal British halfpenny coin was initially worth 1/480th of a pound sterling, and at the beginning of its 700-year history, it was initially made from silver. As the value of the pound declined, however, the coin began to be made out of base metals, like bronze which was seen in the 1960s.

It was long considered that the very first half penny coins were actually created and produced during the reign of then King Edward, between the years 1272 and 1307.
So if you’re looking to sell these coins, you can expect to get less for the younger coins. The 50-pence valuation is generally for the younger coins, whilst the older coins from hundreds of years ago could actually fetch a great deal more. Again, get in touch with a coin dealer and they’ll be able to give you a much more accurate answer.
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Ace anonymous answered
Off of the top of my head I don't know, but if you go to a library and find a book called "The Standard Catalog Of World Coins" (make sure that it is for the 20th century) and look it up. The book has the value of every coin that was made in every country during the 20th century.
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Christopher answered
The value of any old, collectible coin or even banknote depends in large part on its condition. If your 1912 half-penny is relatively free of scratches and discolorations, it will have a higher value. Numismatists (people who collect old money) also use a professional grading scheme to determine the value or state of a coin. If your half-penny has been circulated and is uncertified, it will probably be worth between $4 to $6.
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Anonymous answered
1930s silver coloured half penny how many were made
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Anonymous answered
I have a green 1930 half penny stamp still on the envelope can you tell me if it is worth anything

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