FR – Français; Sign in Register. Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. The half crown did not display its value on the reverse until 1893. No half crowns were issued in the reign of Mary, but from the reign of Elizabeth I half crowns were issued in every reign except Edward VIII, until the coins were discontinued in 1967. FAQ. Coins; Banknotes; Swaps; Forum; Numisdoc; Outings; Numista › Coins › New Zealand. Click on any of the boxes to see much larger images. Get back to the old design Numista. George VI British Half Crown : Years: 1949 - 1952 : Cat. The last 50-percent-silver sixpence was minted in 1946; they were changed to cupro-nickel from 1947 onwards. This website uses Cookies to deliver our services. When Oliver Cromwell made himself Lord Protector of England, half crowns were issued bearing his semi-royal portrait. Detailed information about the coin ½ Penny, George VI (without 'IND:IMP'), United Kingdom, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value … Num. ", This website uses Cookies to deliver our services. Be sure to visit our, 1949 CANADA ONE CENT CANADIAN PENNY, CANADA 1949 AOD RED CENT ROTATED DIES ERROR, 1949 1950 1951 1952 CANADIAN ONE CENT PENNY COINS LOT, G CANADA GEORGE VI 1949 A BETWEEN SMALL CENT BU, C CANADA GEORGE VI 1949 A BETWEEN SMALL CENT BU, A CANADA GEORGE VI 1949 A BETWEEN SMALL CENT BU, 1949 CANADIAN ONE CENT PENNY BU BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED TONED KING GEORGE VI, 1949 CANADIAN ONE CENT PENNY AU ALMOST UNCIRCULATED KING GEORGE VI. Help. Along with the shilling (12 pennies) and the florin (or two shillings), the last general issue sixpence was issued in 1967 and a special proof version struck for inclusion in the farewell proof set of 1970. Details, specifications, values and general information for the 1949 George VI Fiji Penny. The half crown was first issued in 1549, in the reign of Edward VI. There is an old rhyme which goes "Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue, And a sixpence for her shoe. Detailed information about the coin ½ Penny, George VI (2nd type), New Zealand, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data . You can enable both via your browser's preference settings. Coins; Banknotes; Swaps; Forum; Numisdoc; Outings; Numista › Coins › New Zealand. Prices: Shipment ($7.50): Version: Spanish. Sixpences were originally supposed to be demonetized upon decimalization in 1971. NOTE: Many features on this website require Javascript. However, sixpences, shillings and florins continued to be legal tender at values of 2½, 5 and 10 new pence respectively. Home. Num. EN. Image Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Coins on eBay. Detailed information about the coin 1 Penny, George VI (2nd type), New Zealand, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data . They were sterling silver until 1920, when they were reduced to 50 percent silver. High Dollar 1949 George VI Small Cent on eBay, Canadian George VI Small Cent Variety and Error Forum, Canadian George VI Small Cent Grading Forum, Charlton's Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins - Numismatic Issues. As the supply of silver threepence coins slowly disappeared, sixpences replaced them as the coins that were put into Christmas puddings and children would hope to be the lucky one to find the sixpence, no doubt also encouraging children to eat their pudding. All Buy It Now 1949 George VI Small Cents, This page is dedicated exclusively to the 1949 George VI Small Cent. Copyright 2005 - 2020 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Price Guide. News. The half crown was demonetised (ahead of other pre-decimal coins) on 1 January 1970, the year before the United Kingdom adopted decimal currency on Decimal Day. They have also been seen as a lucky charm for brides. In the 1800s, the silver half crown coin was (very roughly) convertible into an American fifty-cent piece, and was sometimes nicknamed the "half dollar" in North America. George VI British Sixpence : Years: 1949 - 1952 : Cat. However, due to public outcry, they remained legal tender until 1980. Num. Get back to the old design Numista. Check sold prices for this coin! Catalogue. The silver content followed the pattern of other silver coins. EN. X. Silveragecoins.com. Offers. George VI Australian Bronze Penny : Years: 1949 - 1952 : Cat. This website uses Cookies to deliver our services. 1949-1952 One Penny "George VI" (GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX FIDEI DEF. By using our services, you agree to our Use of Cookies. The sixpence, known colloquially as the tanner or half-shilling, was a British pre-decimal coin worth six pence, 1/40th of a pound sterling. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited. HP ONE PENNY *YEAR*) KM# 869 coin and its complete list of years and varieties with prices and values… During the English Interregnum of 1649-1660, a republican half crown was issued, bearing the arms of the Commonwealth of England, despite monarchist associations of the coin's name. Coins: GEORGIVS VI. Also find this coin and many others at the best prices. In England, the first sixpences were struck in the reign of Edward VI in 1551 and continued until they were rendered obsolete by decimalisation in 1971. You can enable both via your browser's preference settings. FR – Français; Sign in Register. The half crown was a denomination of British money worth two shillings and sixpence, being one-eighth of a pound.