1839 GB & Ireland Copper Half-Farthing (Queen Victoria). Type 1 reverse.

GB & Ireland – Half-Farthings

The Half-Farthing This denomination was issued (for the first time) in 1828 – just a year after the third-farthing for use exclusively in Ceylon (now independent and known as Sri Lanka). Unlike the quarter- and third-farthing, the half-farthing it was made legal tender in the UK & Ireland in 1842 via a Royal Proclamation by…