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DATE

Ref 

[HC]  GB  HALF CROWNS 1816 - 1901

GRADE 

Price ()


GEORGE III    1816 - 1820

HC 1816 A

(Picture)

VF+-EF? 145.00
HC 1816 A VF 80.00
HC 1816 A Fair-F 25.00
HC 1816 A Fair+/Fair 19.50
HC 1816 A Fair/Fair? 15.00

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

1817 - 2 Obverse & Reverse dies
Obv. 1   Large head and shoulder (Bull head)
Obv. 2   Smaller head (truncated at neck)
Rev. A   Small lettering and shield
Rev. B   Larger lettering and shield
HC 1817 A 1 + A   (Picture) EF+ 350.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A  Rev. Couple of old

 edge nicks at top - toning nicely

EF-EF+ 285.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A   (Picture) EF 225.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A   (Picture) EF? 185.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A   (Picture) VF+ 140.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A  F+ 30.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A   F 25.00
HC 1817 A 1 + A   Fair 21.50
HC 1817 A 1 + A   Fair/? 18.50
HC 1817 B 2 + B * Very slight fleck by E of GEORGIUS

Otherwise the coin is choice & bright

EF+ 315.00
HC 1817 B 2 + B      Picture EF? 175.00
HC 1817 B 2 + B F+ 35.00
HC 1817 B 2 + B   Obv. Slightly scuffy F+ 25.00
HC 1817 B 2 + B    F/Fair 22.50
HC 1817 B 2 + B    Fair?-+ 17.50
HC 1817 B 2 + B    Fair/? 15.00
HC 1818 A

Picture

EF-EF+ 375.00
HC 1818 A Picture EF 300.00
HC 1818 A Picture VF+ 145.00
HC 1818 A F+/Fair+ 40.00
HC 1818 A F/Fair 35.00
HC 1818 A Fair 30.00
HC 1818 A Fair? 20.00
HC 1819 A Rev. Small edge nick - 6 o'clock EF? 185.00
HC 1819 A Picture VF+-EF? 150.00
HC 1819 A Obv. A couple of minor nicks VF+-EF? 120.00
HC 1819 A Picture VF?-VF 65.00
HC 1819 A A couple of minor edge bruises VF?/F+ 45.00
HC 1819 A   F+/F 35.00
HC 1819 A   F/Fair 26.50
HC 1819 A   Fair 20.00
HC 1819 A   Fair?/+ 16.50

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

GEORGE IV    1820 - 1829

1820 - Coins issued for both monarchs

George III   Type 2  (Facing right)
George IIII   Type 1  (Facing left)
HC 1820 B George IIII   Obv. Very slight edge nick

- 4 o'clock      Bright

EF-EF+ 300.00
HC 1820 B George IIII Fair?/Fair 20.00

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

1821 - 2 Reverse types

Rev. A   11 leaves to thistle
Rev. B   6 leaves to thistle (Rare)
HC 1821 A 1 + A (D.171)   EF? 250.00

1823 - 1825

Rev. C   2nd reverse - Crowned shield in garter
HC 1823 B 1 + C   Rev. Poor metal mix 10 o'clock?! VF+ 80.00
HC 1823 B 1 + C   Rev. Small edge nick 6 o'clock VF? 50.00
HC 1823 B 1 + C F 30.00
HC 1823 B 1 + C  Fair-F 25.00

1824 - 2 obverse & reverse dies

Obv. 2   2nd obverse - Bare head
Rev. D   3rd reverse - Crowned shield - crest type die
HC 1825 A F 35.00
HC 1825 A Fair?/+ 22.50
HC 1826 A Out of

stock

HC 1829 A

Picture               Scarce

F-F+ 75.00

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

WILLIAM IV    1831 - 1837

1834 - 2 Obverse variations

Obv. 1    W.W. (on truncation) in Block
Obv. 1A   W.W. (on truncation) in Italics

* On the obverse side of the better quality halfcrowns, 

in bright condition, virtually none of the pictures do

  justice to the coins possibly because of light bounces 

back ?! However the pictures of the reverse side of the

coin are much better - possibly because there is

more design and the light is absorbed !

HC 1834 B Obv. 1A Fair 22.50
HC 1834 B Obv. 1A  (Obv. Ex-mount marks) VF+ 20.00
HC 1835 A

Rare

Out of

stock

HC 1836 A F-F+ 32.50
HC 1836 A Ex lightly cleaned F 24.00
HC 1836 A Fair 22.50
HC 1836 B Date: 6 over 6 (but thought to be 6 over 5 !)
HC 1837 A

Picture         Rare date

VF+ 235.00
HC 1837 A Obv. Hairline scratches in field - Rare date VF+ 175.00
HC 1837 A

Picture

VF 150.00
HC 1837 A F 49.50

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

VICTORIA [Young head]   1839 - 1887

HC 1842 A Out of

stock

HC 1844 A Date: Plain tail 4 Fair-F 35.00
HC 1845 Aa

Date: Plain tail 4   5 over 5 - choice

Left as reference

Out of

stock

HC 1845 A Obv. Small dig on RA of GRATIA
Date: Plain tail 4 F-F+ 40.00
HC 1845 A Date: Plain tail 4 F 35.00
HC 1846 A Date: Plain tail 4 F 35.00
HC 1846 A Fair? 15.00
HC 1848 A

Out of

stock

HC 1849 A F 55.00
HC 1849 A Fair 42.00
HC 1850 A Obv. Tiny edge nick at 1 o'clock EF? 500.00
HC 1850 A F 50.00
HC 1850 A Fair-F 42.00
HC 1874 A Date: Plain end to 4   - Bright EF+ 415.00
HC 1874 A Date: Plain end to 4 F+ 30.00
HC 1874 A Date: Plain end to 4 Fair 17.50
HC 1874 A Date: Plain end to 4 Fair/? 12.50
HC 1875 A Slight toning EF+ 395.00
HC 1875 A F+-VF? 45.00
HC 1875 A Trace of mount mark on top edge VF+ 35.00
HC 1875 A Fair-F 22.50
HC 1875 A Obv. Small metal flaw on neck Fair-F 19.50
HC 1875 A Fair 18.50
HC 1875 A Fair/? 14.50
HC 1877 A F 25.00
HC 1878 A

Ex lightly cleaned & scuffed

VF-VF+ 65.00
HC 1878 A F 27.50
HC 1878 A Rev. Wear to centre of shield F/Fair 22.50
HC 1878 A Fair 19.50

1879 - 2 Obverse dies

Obv. 3  I of DEI to bead
Obv. 4  I of DEI to gap
HC 1879 A 3 + C F 27.50
HC 1879 B 4 + C Fair? 15.00

1880 - 2 Reverse dies

Rev. C  I of FID to gap
Rev. D  I of FID to bead
HC 1880 A 5 + C Out of

stock

HC 1880 B 5 + D Out of

stock

1881 - 2 Obverse dies

Obv. 4  I of DEI to gap
Obv. 5  I of DEI to bead

* On the obverse side of the better quality halfcrowns, 

in bright condition, virtually none of the pictures do

  justice to the coins possibly because of light bounces 

back ?! However the pictures of the reverse side of the

coin are much better - possibly because there is

more design and the light is absorbed !

HC 1881 A 4 + D (D.590)  - Obv. Small dig on neck VF+-EF? 95.00
HC 1881 A 4 + D (D.590) F 30.00
HC 1881 A 4 + D (D.590) Fair 19.50
HC 1881 A 4 + D (D.590) Fair/? 14.00
HC 1881 B 5 + D (D.591)  EF 225.00
HC 1881 B 5 + D (D.591)  VF?-VF 50.00
HC 1881 B 5 + D (D.591)  VF? 42.50
HC 1881 B 5 + D (D.591)   Fair?/+ 15.00
HC 1882 A Fair?/+ 17.50
HC 1883 A

Picture

EF? 145.00
HC 1883 A F-F+ 30.00
HC 1883 A Obv. Very slight edge bruise 1 o'clock F+/VF? 28.50
HC 1883 A Obv. A couple of small edge nicks F+ 26.50
HC 1883 A F 25.00
HC 1883 A Fair?/+ 12.50
HC 1884 A VF+-EF? 95.00
HC 1884 A F-F+ 25.00
HC 1885 A F 25.00
HC 1885 A Fair 18.50
HC 1886 A

Scarce - low mintage   Bright

EF-EF+ 350.00
HC 1886 A

Scarce - low mintage

VF?-VF 45.00
HC 1886 A Fair 18.50
HC 1887 A Young head Fair 20.00

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

VICTORIA [Jubilee head]   1887 - 1892

1887 [Jubilee head] - 2 Obverse dies

Obv. 1  Below crown  - 2 thick lines
Obv. 2  Below crown  - 1 thick & 2 thin lines

* On the obverse side of the better quality halfcrowns, 

in bright condition, virtually none of the pictures do

  justice to the coins possibly because of light bounces 

back ?! However the pictures of the reverse side of the

coin are much better - possibly because there is

more design and the light is absorbed !

HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640)    Toned EF+ 60.00
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640)    Bright
Obv. Tiny edge flaw 6 o'clock EF+ 50.00
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640) EF-EF+ 42.50
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640) EF 35.00
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640) EF? 30.00
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640) VF+/EF 28.00
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640) VF+ 24.50
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640)
Obv. Ripple in metal by TORI of VICTORIA
Rev. A slight indent by GINA of REGINA

causing the slight ripple on the obverse

EF 24.00
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640)
Obv. Slightly poor metal mix & slightly
flaky just by throat  EF?/EF 22.50
HC 1887 B Jubilee head  1 + A (D.640) F+ 17.50
HC 1887 C Jubilee head  2 + A (D.641) EF-EF+ 42.50
HC 1887 C Jubilee head  2 + A (D.641) EF 35.00
HC 1887 C Jubilee head  2 + A (D.641) EF? 30.00
HC 1887 C Jubilee head  2 + A (D.641) VF+ 24.50
HC 1887 C Jubilee head  2 + A (D.641) VF? 18.50
HC 1887 C Jubilee head  2 + A (D.641)  F 15.00
HC 1888 A

Picture

EF?/EF 60.00
HC 1888 A F-F+ 20.00
HC 1888 A F 17.50
HC 1888 A F/Fair 12.50

1889  Has 2 Obverse & 3 Reverse dies

Obv. 2  Below crown - 1 thick & 2 thin lines
Obv. 3  Below crown - 2 lines
Rev. A - C  Small differences with inner crown

* On the obverse side of the better quality halfcrowns, 

in bright condition, virtually none of the pictures do

  justice to the coins possibly because of light bounces 

back ?! However the pictures of the reverse side of the

coin are much better - possibly because there is

more design and the light is absorbed !

HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) - Bright EF+ 115.00
HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) EF/EF+ 85.00
HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) EF 65.00
HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) EF?-EF 50.00
HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) VF+ 40.00
HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) F+ 18.00
HC 1889 E 3 + C (D.647) F 15.00
HC 1889 Fair 12.50
HC 1889 Fair/? 8.50
HC 1890 A VF?-VF 30.00
HC 1890 A F+ 18.50
HC 1890 A F 15.00
HC 1890 A Rev. Worn at centre F/Fair 13.50
HC 1890 A Fair 12.50
HC 1890 A Fair/? 8.50
HC 1891 A VF?-VF 32.50
HC 1891 A F+ 21.00
HC 1891 A F 15.00
HC 1891 A Fair 12.50
HC 1891 A Fair/? 8.50
HC 1892 A F+ 20.00
HC 1892 A F 16.50

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

VICTORIA [Old head]   1893 - 1901

1893 to 96 - 2 Obverse & 2 Reverse dies

Obv. 1  I of BRITT to tooth
Obv. 2  I of BRITT to gap
Rev. A  Long border teeth - thin letters
Rev. B  Shorter border teeth - thicker letters

* On the obverse side of the better quality halfcrowns, 

in bright condition, virtually none of the pictures do

  justice to the coins possibly because of light bounces 

back ?! However the pictures of the reverse side of the

coin are much better - possibly because there is

more design and the light is absorbed !

HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660)                        Bright  choice pAS 115.00
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660)                        Bright EF/EF+ 95.00
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660)   Obv. A couple of tiny

hairline scratches - otherwise

EF+ 80.00
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) Obv. Slight metal flaw at

neck - metal flaked off !

EF/EF+ 65.00
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) Obv. Minor small scuffs &

couple of tiny rim nicks

EF?/EF 50.00
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) VF 29.50
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) F+ 17.50
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) F 15.00
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) F/Fair 12.50
HC 1893 A 1 + A (D.660) Fair 10.00
HC 1894 A 1 + B (D.664)       Scarcer type? F 17.50
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665)   Nice light tone EF-EF+ 150.00
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665)  
Obv. Very small metal flaw on veil EF 120.00
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665) F+-VF? 25.00
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665) F+/F 18.50
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665) F 16.00
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665) F/Fair 13.50
HC 1894 B 2 + B (D.665) F/Fair? 10.00
HC 1895 B 2 + B (D.667) VF 30.00
HC 1895 B 2 + B (D.667) F+/F 17.50
HC 1895 B 2 + B (D.667) F 15.00
HC 1895 B 2 + B (D.667) F/Fair 12.50
HC 1896 A 2 + A (D.668) F+/F 17.50
HC 1896 A 2 + A (D.668) F 15.00
HC 1896 B 2 + B (D.669)  Rev. Edge bruise EF 75.00
HC 1896 B 2 + B (D.669) VF? 25.00
HC 1896 B 2 + B (D.669) F+/F 17.50
HC 1896 B 2 + B (D.669) F 15.00
HC 1896 B 2 + B (D.669) F/Fair? 10.00
HC 1897 A Rev. Tiny edge nick 9 o'clock - Light tone EF+ 120.00
HC 1897 A Obv. Bright with a slight steel gey tone EF+ 115.00
HC 1897 A

Picture

EF? 70.00
HC 1897 A F+ 17.50
HC 1897 A F 15.00
HC 1897 A Obv. Small edge bruise 10 o'clock F 12.50
HC 1898 A F+ 18.50
HC 1898 A F 15.00
HC 1898 A F/Fair 12.50
HC 1899 A

Picture

EF/EF+ 125.00
HC 1899 A Rev. Very small edge crack 5 o'clock EF/EF+ 110.00
HC 1899 A

Obv. Very slight scuff in field

EF 80.00
HC 1899 A

Picture

EF?/EF 75.00
HC 1899 A

Rev. Tiny edge knock at 10 o'clock

EF? 65.00
HC 1899 A VF 28.50
HC 1899 A VF? 23.50
HC 1899 A F+ 17.50
HC 1899 A F 15.00
HC 1899 A F/Fair 12.50
HC 1899 A Rev. Small edge bruise 1 o'clock F 9.00
HC 1900 A

Bright with a hint of toning

EF+ 125.00
HC 1900 A

Dark tone

EF 85.00
HC 1900 A Rev. Very slightest edge nick 10 o'clock EF 75.00
HC 1900 A Obv. Slight edge bruise 8 o'clock EF? 55.00
HC 1900 A VF+ 45.00
HC 1900 A F+/F 17.50
HC 1900 A F 15.00
HC 1900 A F/Fair 12.50
HC 1900 A Rev. Edge knock 2 o'clock. F 9.00
HC 1901 A

Picture

EF-EF+ 125.00
HC 1901 A

Picture

EF 90.00
HC 1901 A

Picture

EF? 65.00
HC 1901 A F-F+ 21.50
HC 1901 A F 17.50

For lower grades see our Silver bullion section

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