Auction prices. Values for English Coins. Penny 59 lots sold since The date on the image can be different from the year selected. Penny value. The value of a Penny british coin depends on several. Mintmark "H" - Heaton, Birmingham.
One penny 1919 coin value -
One penny coins issued in remained in circulation for 52 years until "Decimal Day", 15 February when the old currency was demonetised and the decimal Pound Sterling was introduced, with a new decimal penny replacing these old coins. The high relief portrait caused a displacement of metal, called "ghosting", that showed through on the reverse side as an incuse outline of the head. Penny , Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information Penny , Coin from United Kingdom demonetised Coin Penny The British pre-decimal penny coin, abbreviated as 1d from "denarius" - the Roman coin from which the penny is directly descended , was a unit of currency that equalled one two-hundred-and-fortieth of a pound sterling there were 20 shillings to a pound, and 12 pence to a shilling so one pound was equal to pence. This alloy has a more golden tint than the former one. The denomination continues the tradition of earlier penny coins of Great Britain , which also featured the figure of Britannia.