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½ Penny - Elizabeth II

½ Penny - Elizabeth II -  obverse ½ Penny - Elizabeth II -  reverse

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Features

Country Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Queen Elizabeth II (1953-1964)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1964
Value 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling = 1/480 Pound (1/480)
Currency Pound (1955-1964)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.0 g
Diameter 21.0 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-1973
References KM# 1,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 32
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Two giraffes facing each other around hole, crown above, writing all round

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Bernard Sindal

Reverse

Lettering HALF PENNY curves round central hole, with leaves around outside. Country around outside of sprigs, date at bottom

Lettering:
RHODESIA AND NYASALAND
HALF PENNY
· 1957 ·

Engraver: Bernard Sindal

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1955  720,000 3.38
1955  2,010 Proof
1956  480,000
1956  Proof
1957  1,920,000 2.06 2.66 2.62
1957  Proof
1958  2,400,000 2.28 1.85 3.86
1958  Proof
1964  1,440,000 2.51

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