In 1970 the last ever Halfpenny was struck, but only for the Proof Set of that year,
you could not get one in change. In 1984 the last ever Halfpence was struck and
again you could only get one in the Mint or Proof Set of that year, none were struck
We are offering a pair of the 1970 Halfpenny in Proof and the 1984 Halfpence in
Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The last ever Halfpenny and the last ever Halfpence
and you could never find either coin in your change.
Queen Victoria was our second longest serving Monarch, 1837-1901. The last coins
struck for her were dated 1901. We have a nice but small group of the 1901 Old Head
halfpennies in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. A nice type
coin and the Halfpenny is much more difficult to get than the Penny, especially in such nice
The last ever halfpenny of Queen Victoria, worth adding to your collection, while supplies
During the reign of King George III there was a great shortage of small change.
The last type of Halfpenny issued for this Monarch were struck in 1806 and
1807. We recently purchased a nice group of the 1806 issue, the first year of issue in
Fine and Very Fine condition.
You have the bust of King George III dressed as a Roman on one side and the
seated figure of Britannia on the other side. These were the last copper George III
halfpennies issued. After the Currency Reform Act of 1816, they didn’t bother to
issue any halfpennies.