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Started by Bimat, September 27, 2014, 08:10:20 AM
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Quote from: Alan71 on April 06, 2015, 10:01:18 AMThis set contains two coins that were never issued for circulation, ie. they were only issued in this set. The 50p and the 1/2p. This is the only appearance of the 1/2p with the "Half Penny" reverse. The only one issued to circulation was the 1971 "New Penny" reverse. The 50p with the cap design and the "Fifty Pence" reverse would later be issued for four years dated 1981 to 1984 inclusive.
Quote from: <k> on October 01, 2014, 02:43:03 AMThe Ducal Cap on the 50 pence belongs the the Duke of Normandy - this is actually the title of the Queen when she visits the Channel Islands - yes, "Duke" and never "Duchess".