Virginia Halfpennies

In 1773, coinage of a copper halfpenny for Virginia was authorized by the Crown. The pattern, in Proof struck on a large planchet with a wide milled border, is often referred to as a penny. Most Mint State pieces are from the Colonel Cohen Hoard.

The silver piece dated 1774 is referred to as a shilling, but may have been a pattern or trial for a halfpenny or a guinea.

Virginia Halfpennies
Virginia Halfpennies

Virginia Halfpennies

Grade Price Guide
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • G Good. Good.
  • VG V. Good. V. Good.
  • F Fine. Fine.
  • VF V. Fine. V. Fine.
  • EF E. Fine. E. Fine.
  • AU A. Unc.. A. Unc..
  • Unc. Unc.. Unc..
  • PF Proof. Proof.
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