1801 to 1967
Values, images, and specifications for British
three halfpence coins from 1801 to 1967.
The British three halfpence
was minted exclusively for
colonial use, under King
William IV and Queen Victoria.
The first circulation issue
United Kingdom three
halfpence was minted in 1834,
and the last in 1862.
The obverse features the monarch of the time,
encircled by a legend describing their official titles.
The reverse shows '1 1/2', then the date, surrounded
by a wreath, with the royal crown above.
Weighing around 0.7 grams, and with a
diameter of just 12mm, three halfpence
coins are tiny.
1 three halfpence = 1 and 1/2 pennies
= 1/8 of a shilling = 1/160 of a pound
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