Half Penny George III Long Bust Hibernia Ireland 1769

Half Penny George III Long Bust

The Half Penny George III Long Bust George IIIcoin was part of the George III 1760-1820 series of Ireland Hibernia. Minted by the Royal Mint between the years 1769 and 1769.

In this next section we will take a quick look at the various specifications of the Half Penny George III Long Bust George III Coin.

The composition of the coin was Copper and had a plain smooth edge. The Half Penny George III Long Bust George III was circular in its shape, whilst it had a raised gladifom on both sides rim. It had a weight of 5.45 grams, a diameter of 26.5mm,and a thickness of .

The known mintage of the Half Penny George III Long Bust George III coin is unknown.

The Front

half Penny long bust front

The front of the Half Penny George III Long Bust features a Irish Harp. The word Hibernia is visible on the top of the coin. the year of the coin is on the bottom of the coin.

 

The Back

half Penny long bust

The back of the Half Penny features a A portrait of George III facing right. . the text Georgivs is on the left hand side. On the right hand side there is the text III REX.

 

About the Royal Mint

The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint opened over 1,100 years ago and remains in operation to this day.

The Royal Mint is currently located in Llantrisant, Wales. The Royal Mint is a government owned mint that produces coins for the United Kingdom. Operating under the name Royal Mint Ltd, the mint is a limited company that is wholly owned by Her Majesty’s Treasury.

The original London mint from which the Royal Mint takes heritage was established in 886 AD and operated within the Tower of London for approximately 800 years before moving to the now named Royal Mint Court where it remained until the 1960s. The current function of the Royal Mint Is under an exclusive contract to supply all the nation’s coinage. As well as minting circulating coins for use domestically and internationally, the mint also produces Planchets, commemorative coins, various types of Medals and precious metal bullion. The mint exports to an average of 60 countries a year, making up 70% of its total sales. The Mint moved from London to a new 38 acres (15 ha) plant in Llantrisant, Wales where it has remained since.

The current head of the Royal Mint is Adam Lawrence. You can visit the Royal Mint offical website here.

You can view more coins made by the Royal Mint here

Half Penny George III Long Bust Coin Values

Below you will find a table that gives values for the Half Penny the table shows the coin grade along the top and the year down the left hand side. If you care unsure what grade your coin is, you can read more about coin grading here.

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
Half Penny Half Penny George III Long Bust Half Penny,Ireland Hibernia,George III 1760-1820,George III,Copper,Royal Mint,Irish Harp,A portrait of George III facing rightHalf Penny,Ireland Hibernia,George III 1760-1820,George III,Copper,Royal Mint,Irish Harp,A portrait of George III facing right $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $5.00 $32.00 $220.00 $0.00 $780.00 $0.00

More Information

Pricing information was sourced at NGC Coin. Other resources that are occasionally used for reference include PCGS, Wikipedia, eBay, Amazon and The National Mint websites of various countries as well as Media and Press articles in such instances these are highlighted. If you require any further information on sources please get in touch if you require

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