½ Penny - George V

Features

Issuer British West Africa
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1936
Value 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling = 1/480 Pound (1/480)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 25.2 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 2723
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

The title of George V: "Rex et Indiae Imperator" (King and Emperor of Indies). The face value in English and in Arabic.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND: IMP:
ONE HALFPENNY
نُصْف پَنّي

Reverse

The Star of David

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
· 1919 ·

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1912 H 3 120 000 9%
1913  1 382 000 1.8%
1913 H 216 000 3% ultra rare
1914  240 000 2% rare
1914 H 586 000 2% rare
1914 K 3 360 000 3%
1914 K 0.2% Proof (issued in a double specimen set)
1915 H 3 577 000 8%
1916 H 4 046 000 8%
1917 H 214 000 2% rare
1918 H 490 000 4%
1919 H 4 950 000 $ 4.02 13%
1919 KN 3 861 000 7%
1920 H 26 285 000 $ 3.49 21%
1920 KN 13 844 000 11%
1922 KN 5 817 000 1.3% ultra rare
1927  528 000 4%
1927  0.2% Proof
1929  336 000 4%
1929  0.2% Proof
1931  0.4% Proof
1931  96 000 1.8% ultra rare
1932  960 000 8%
1932  0.2% Proof
1933  2 122 000 8%
1933  0.4% Proof
1934  1 694 000 7%
1934  0.2% Proof
1935  3 271 000 $ 3.49 14%
1935  0.2% Proof
1936  5 400 000 $ 4.88 26%
1936  0.7% Proof

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