Grading and value


VG = Very good, F = Fine, VF = Very fine, EF = Extremely fine = aUnc = Almost uncirculated, Unc = Uncirculated

1957 Half Penny

The 1957 UK halfpenny obverse features the laureate bust of young Queen Elizabeth II facing right, with the surrounding legend:


The reverse shows a depiction of Sir Francis Drake’s galleon, the ‘Golden Hind’ on rough seas. The words ‘HALF PENNY’ are above the main design, and the date is below.