Is a half pence worth anything?

Is a half pence worth anything?

Is a half pence worth anything?

More historical halfpenny coins have sold for well over £300. Despite being a relatively commonly circulating coin, older or unique halfpennies can still be very valuable. Working out how much a halfpenny is worth can be tricky, but the following guide should help you to get an idea of what makes a half penny valuable.

When did the UK stop using half pennies?

The then Chancellor Nigel Lawson announced the coin’s demise in a written Commons answer in 1984, saying “most people would be glad to get rid of them”. The Royal Mint stopped making them at the end of February, and it ceased to be legal tender in December.

What year old UK half pennies are valuable?

In 1972, only 150,000 halfpennies were struck as proof coinage, which makes the 1972 halfpenny the rarest and most potentially valuable of halfpennies minted between 1971 and 1983.

How much is a 1974 half penny worth today?

Right now on Ebay

Uncirculated The Old Halfpenny 1974 British $2.00
Old Coin 1974 Halfpenny British $2.00
Old Coin 1974 Halfpenny British $2.00
1974 Great Britain half penny proof coin with spot $2.00
Old British New Penny & Half Penny 1971 to 1984 Coins 1/2 penny Gold Plated 24K $3.00

How much is a three pence worth?

Threepence pieces from the short reign of Edward VII are valued at just £2, although those minted in 1904 and 1906 are valued at £3. EF graded 3d coins from this time will fetch between £18 and £45, depending on the year.

When did the 1 2 penny stop?

December 1984
It soon became Britain’s least favourite coin. The Treasury had continued to argue that the halfpenny was important in the fight against inflation (preventing prices from being rounded up). The coin was demonetised and withdrawn from circulation in December 1984.

Which coins are worth money UK?

Five rarest coins including £1 error coin worth up to £3,000 – do you have one?

  • Rarest £1 coin worth up to £3,000. A rare batch of £1 coins was accidentally minted two two issue dates on them.
  • Rarest 2p coin worth up to £1,250.
  • 50p coin worth up to £230.
  • Rarest £2 coin worth up to £85.
  • Rarest 10p coin worth up to £13.