½ Penny - George III

½ Penny - George III -  obverse½ Penny - George III -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Ireland
King George III (1801-1820)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1805
Value ½ Penny (1⁄480)
Currency Pound (997-1826)
Composition Copper
Weight 7.64 g
Diameter 27.6 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8347
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Sp# 6621,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 147
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust facing right, initial in the cut of a shoulder.

Lettering:
GEORGIUS III D:G·REX.
K

Translation:
GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX
George III, king by the Grace of God

Reverse

Cláirseach (or Gaelic harp).

Lettering:
HIBERNIA.
1805

Translation: Ireland

Edge

Center Slanted Reeding Left or Plain.

Mint

Soho Mint, Handsworth, England (1788-1850)

Comments

Varieties exist with different metals used = different coin entries.

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1805  $ 1.71 $ 4.15 $ 4.15 $ 12 $ 16 $ 83 $ 83 97% KM#147.1 (engrailed edge)
1805  $ 402 0.8% KM#147.1 (engrailed edge) Proof
1805  1.7% KM#147.2 (smooth edge) Proof restrike

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Past sales

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Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George IIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George IIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George IIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George III
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32080
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1805 – KM#147.1 (engrailed edge) Proof UNC
(NGC PR66 Brown)
USD 528.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George IIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232124
Lot 63544
Internet Archive
Jun 16, 2021 1805 – KM#147.1 (engrailed edge) Proof UNC
(NGC PR64 Brown)
USD 312.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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