1831 GB & Ireland copper halfpenny (William IV)

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Copper Halfpennies of William IV

Introduction: GB & Ireland copper halfpennies (1825-60) are very sought after by collectors. They are often found in attic clearances and car boot sales in Ireland. The comparatively soft metal results in few coins surviving in higher grades. Many varieties exist and the main ones have been listed below. Like his brother (George IV), William…