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||George IV (1820 - 1830)
|Mintage||approx. 7,680,000 (inc varieties)
|Scarcity||helm up to legend: a harder date
Notes: - minted specifically for Ceylon
- not legal tender in the UK until 1842
- helmet does not extend past base of legend
- images courtesy of C. Farthing
What is a 1828 1/2 farthing coin from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for the 1828 UK half farthing.
(circulated only in Ceylon) (helmet to base of legend variety)
All Coin Values resource website
UK 1/2 farthing
1828 helm to leg
The 1828 UK half farthing obverse features the
laureate bust of King George IV facing left, with
the date below. The legend reads:
'GEORGIUS IV', and 'DEI GRATIA'
The reverse shows the helmed Britannia seated
facing right, holding a trident, hand resting on a
shield. In the exergue is a rose, thistle, and
shamrock. The surrounding legend reads:
'BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:'
Primary varieties: 'helmet in to legend',
and 'helmet to base of legend'
Further detail in notes
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