½ Penny - Elizabeth II Arms without supporters

½ Penny - Elizabeth II (Arms without supporters) -  obverse½ Penny - Elizabeth II (Arms without supporters) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Jamaica
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1963
Value 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling = 1/480 Pound (1/480)
Currency Pound (1840-1969)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4133
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 36
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

Coat of Arms within beaded circle.

Lettering:
JAMAICA
HALF PENNY
1957
INDUS UTERQUE SERVIET UNI

Translation: Both Indies serving one

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Crowned portrait of young Queen Elizabeth II facing right.

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Cecil Thomas

Cecil Walter Thomas, OBE, FRBS, was a British sculptor and medallist. As a sculptor, he created many private memorials for display in churches and cemeteries and as a medallist was regularly commissioned by the Royal Mint.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1955  1 440 000 $ 0.50 $ 0.17 $ 2.82 23%
1955  0.4% Proof
1957  600 000 $ 1.43 11%
1957  0.4% Proof
1958  960 000 $ 0.56 17%
1958  0.6% Proof
1959  960 000 $ 0.23 17%
1959  0.5% Proof
1961  480 000 $ 2.99 $ 4.03 14%
1961  0.6% Proof
1962  960 000 $ 0.72 $ 0.34 $ 0.67 $ 0.70 $ 1.69 33%
1962  0.6% Proof
1963  960 000 $ 0.54 $ 0.12 $ 0.24 $ 1.18 $ 2.32 33%
1963  0.8% Proof

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