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1948 Copper Graded George VI Halfpenny

1948 George VI Copper Half Penny Coin.

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The Britannia image, which had featured on the Half-Penny since the reign of Charles II, was due to be replaced by the image featured here for Edward VIII's proposed coinage. As Edward VIII abdicated before his circulation coins were produced, the design was carried over instead for the ex-King's brother George VI. The ship is thought to represent Sir Francis Drake's flagship, 'The Golden Hind'. This design was featured on the Half-Penny until decimalisation in 1971.


Portrait of George V facing left. 
Latin legend which reads: GEORGIUS VI DE: G: BR: OMN: REX F:D: IND: IMP (George VI by the Grace of God King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith and Emperor of India)


The reverse features sailing ship, with name of the denomination above with date below.
The legend reads:-


Spink Reference4115
Issuing Monarch George VI (1936-1952)
CountryUnited Kingdom
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
11 April 2019 aEF aEF £6.00

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