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February 25, 2024

Half Penny 1717 to 1807 - Price Guide and values

Half Penny 1717 to 1807 - Price Guide and values

From 1672 until 1936 the image of Britannia appeared on the reverse of the half penny. In 1717 a new contract was signed and a Royal Warrant issued for the production of a new halfpenny. The halfpennies struck in 1717 and 1718 looked slightly odd as they were smaller, thicker and somewhat lighter than the previous issues. George III halfpennies were produced with three distinct coins.

February 23, 2024

Coins Inscriptions

From the archives: Coins Inscriptions

This alphabetical listing is confined to inscriptions, mainly in the form of mottoes or of a commemorative nature. Names of rulers are, for the most part, excluded. Where the inscription is in a language other than English a translation is given, followed by the name of the issuing country or authority.

February 20, 2024

British Threepence - 1834 to 1901 - Price Guide

3 Pence 1834 to 1901 - Price Guide and values

The 3 Pence role changed in 1845, when it began to be issued in large numbers for general circulation. This further attempt to popularise the coin proved successful, no doubt in part because of the large and inconvenient size of the copper coinage.

February 15, 2024

Lima British Early Milled Coins

Lima British Early Milled Coins

Some silver and gold coins struck, by William Chetwynd, the Mint Master at the time, between the years 1745 and 1746 bear a LIMA mint mark under the bust.

February 15, 2024

British Half Crown - 1703 to 1751 - Price Guide

Half Crown 1703 to 1751 - Price Guide and values

By 1751 the popularity of the silver crown had declined and it evidently played a limited role in circulation.

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