Sunday, October 20, 2019

UK Half Penny 1966

Features

  • Country         :   United Kingdom
  • Years             :   1966
  • Calender:      Gregorian
  • Value             :    1/2 Penny
  • Metal             :    Bronze
  • Weight          :    5.67 g
  • Diameter       :    25.5 mm
  • Thickness      :    1.3 mm
  • Shape            :    Round
  • Orientation    :    Medal Alignment ↑O↑
  • Demonetized :    Yes

UK Half Penny 1966 Elizabeth II UK Half Penny 1966

Obverse:

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right
+ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRATIA·REGINA·F:D:

Reverse:

Illustration of Sir Francis Drakes galleon, the ‘Golden Hind’ ship sailing to left
HALF PENNY
1966
HP

Edge:

Smooth

Mintage: 95,289,600

Mint: The Royal Mint, London, England

Designer: Mary Gillick (Obverse) and Thomas Humphrey Paget (Reverse)

Random Facts:

  • Winchester was the first capital of England.

Also, see France 20 Centimes 1970

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