Irish Half Penny 1971-1986

Irish Half Penny Coin 1971-1986

Irish Decimal Half Penny Group

The Irish Half Penny Coin 1971-1986 coin was part of the Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Currency Center, Dublin, Ireland between the years 1971 and 1986. The coin itself was made of Bronze and had a plain smooth edge. This circular coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 1.75 grams, and had a diameter of 17.1mm. The known mintage of the Irish Half Penny Coin 1971-1986 coin is 169,895,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $3000. All the values for the Irish Half Penny 1971-1986 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

The front of the Irish Half Penny Coin 1971-1986 features a styleised bird. The legend along the bottom shows the coin value ½ P (half Penny). The front of the coin was designed by Gabriel Hayes.

The Back

The back of the Irish Half Penny Coin 1971-1986 coin features a harp. The legend on the back features the state name éire on the left and the year on the coin on the right, the year will be between 1971 – 1986 . The Irish Half Penny Coin 1971-1986 is 1mm thick.

Coin Values

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1971 1/2 Penny 100,500,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.10 $0.00 $0.30 $0.50 $0.00
1971 Proof 1/2 Penny 50,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00
1975 1/2 Penny 10,500,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.10 $0.00 $0.30 $0.50 $0.00
1976 1/2 Penny 5,464,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.10 $0.00 $0.30 $0.50 $0.00
1978 1/2 Penny 20,302,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.25 $0.50 $0.00
1980 1/2 Penny 20,616,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.25 $0.50 $0.00
1982 1/2 Penny 9,660,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.30 $0.50 $0.00
1985 1/2 Penny 2,784,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2,000.00 $3,000.00 $0.00
1986 1/2 Penny 12,250 est. $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1986 Proof 1/2 Penny 6,750 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $12.50

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