Denomination: Half Penny
KM Code: KM# 19
Coin Series: Decimal 1969-2001
Years Produced: 1971 – 1986
Known Mintage: 169,895,000
Distribution: Standard Circulation
Mint: Currency Centre Dublin
Themes: Birds, Harps, Musical Instruments, Seals (Emblems), Stylized Animals
Designer: Gabriel Hayes
Obverse Description: Irish harp
Reverse Description: Stylized bird and value
Thickness: 1.00 mm
Rim: Raised undecorated on both sides.
Half Penny Values
Below the Half Penny values are shown on a grading scale, the higher on the scale the better condition the coin is in and therefore the more valuable. Check out our Awesome Guide to Coin Grading In 3 Simple Steps article to learn more about coin grading. This coin is also featured on our Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins Article which you may be interested in.
|Year & Version||Mintage||AG3||G4||VG8||F12||VF20||XF40||AU50||MS60||MS63||Proof||1971||100,500,000||–||–||–||–||–||$0.10||–||$0.20||$0.40||–||1971 Proof||50,000||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||1975||10,500,000||–||–||–||–||–||$0.10||–||$0.20||$0.40||–||1976||5,464,000||–||–||–||–||–||$0.10||–||$0.20||$0.40||–||1978||20,302,000||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||$0.20||$0.40||–||1980||20,616,000||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||$0.20||$0.40||–||1982||9,660,000||–||–||–||–||–||$0.10||–||$0.20||$0.40||–||1985||2,784,000||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||$2,000.00||$2,000.00||–||1986||12,250||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||1986 Proof||6,750||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–|
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I would be very great full if you could tell me the metal composition of the 1988 1p and 2p Irish coins , were both coins steel copper plated or we they bronze or did both coins for year 1988 have both metal compositions
Hi Martin. The composition of these coins was Copper 70-90%, Tin 10-30%
l would be verey great if you tell me values of 1971 half penny in good condition
Hi ,i have 2 half pennies,1978+1971, would they be worth anything?
i also have 3 of the horse 20p,1995,1988+2000.
And i was gifted many years ago a 2+6 horse coin 1964.
Thank you for your help. Jackie.
Hi, I have 3 half penny coins, 1971, 1978 and 1980.
Are they worth anything?
Hi I was wondering if any of my coins are worth anything please I have
1/2p year 1971
1 p x 6 year 1978 , 1986 , 1992 , 1994 2x 1996
2p x3 years 1980 , 1982 , 1995
5p year 2000
10p x 2 year 1994 , 1998
50p year 1988
2s6d its with the horse year 1962