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½ Penny - Elizabeth II

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

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Ghana
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1958
Value 1/2 Penny (1/480)
Currency Pound (1958-1965)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.9 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Bust of Kwame Nkrumah facing right

Lettering:
CIVITATIS GHANIENSIS CONDITOR
KWAME NKRUMAH
P.V.

Translation: Kwame Nkrumah, the Founder of the State of Ghana

Engraver: Paul Vincze

Paul Vincze (15 August 1907 in Galgagyörk, Hungary – 5 March 1994 in Grasse, France) was a Jewish-Hungarian designer of coins and medal, and sculptor.

Reverse

Star and value below date

Lettering:
GHANA
1958
HALF PENNY

Engraver: P.K.K. Quaidoo

Edge

Smooth

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1958  32,200,000 2.00 0.38 1.25 Royal Mint
1958  20,000 Royal Mint; Proof

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