Halfpenny, South Africa, 1935, Brass
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Halfpenny, South Africa, 1935, Brass

South Africa, 1935, Halfpenny

1923 to 1936 King George V Series – HalfPennies

Security policy
Delivery policy
Terms and Conditions

Varieties: Two known

  • 1930, no stop after the date
  • 1934, Date-the number “4” touches the “3”

Coin Specifications: 

Country

South Africa

Year

1935(1923-1936)

Value

Halfpenny, ½ Penny, ½ D

Metal

Brass(Copper 0.955, Tin 0.030, Zinc 0.015)

Weight

5,67gm

Diameter

25.60mm

Thickness

1.76mm

Engraver

Betram Mackennel (BM)

Kruger Gray - KG

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

Portrait of Georgivs V Rex

Lettering: 
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR

Reverse

Sailing ship

Lettering: 1931-1936
SOUTH-AFRICA-1935- SUID-AFRIKA * ½ D *

Edge

Smooth

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1923

12,080

1,402

1923 Red

/

/

1924

64,125

None

1925 Black

69,295

None

1925 Red

/

None

1926

64,753

None

1927

/

None

1928

104,912

None

1929

272,095

None

1930

146,680

None

1931

145,343(Lettering ZUID-AFRIKA)

None

1931

/ (Lettering SUID-AFRIKA)

62

1932

106,438

12

1933

63,435

20

1934

325,830

24

1935

405,290

20

1936

406,652

40

 

Note:

  • All Bright red bronze issued before 1942 is considerate rare.
  • Bronze coins from 1923-1942 had a black finish, to make them distinct from the gold coins.