1908 Halfpenny coin; Royal Mint; 1908; CR1988.067

Name/Title

1908 Halfpenny coin

About this object

1908 British half penny coin found at Halfway House Hotel site G15 by Dr N Ritchie, Ministry of Works archaeologist. The obverse features the bare head of King Edward VII facing right. The reverse shows Britannia seated right wearing a helmet, holding a trident, hand resting on a shield, with the HALF PENNY and date below.

Maker

Royal Mint

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1908

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

Copper alloy, bronze

Inscription and Marks

EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA:BRITT:OMN:REX FID:DEF:IND:IMP:
HALF PENNY 1908

Measurements

Dia 25mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Coins

Subject and Association Keywords

Banking

Subject and Association Keywords

Money

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Coins

Object number

CR1988.067

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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