British decimal half penny coin

The Royal Mint issued British Pound coins in 16 different denominations, including this British decimal half penny coin. They are part of the predecimal and withdrawn Pound Sterling coins series. The Royal Mint started issuing these 0.005 British Pound coins in 1971. They were withdrawn from circulation in 1984.

The decimal British half penny coin was the smallest of the decimal coins, until its withdrawal in 1984. The 1/2p coin was referred to as a ‘hay penny’. The bronze halfpenny piece weighs a scant 1.78grams and measures 17.14mm across, with a thickness of only 1mm. Its design features St Edward’s Crown and the portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II. It was the equivalent of £0.005 pounds Sterling.

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  • Indicate how many 0.005 British Pound coins you want to exchange
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1 GBP = £0.7500000000

You get: £0.00375

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