Tudor Elizabeth 1st Ha-Penny (1582 -1602)
This coin is a reproduction of Tudor Elizabeth 1st half penny or ha-penny minted between 1582 -1602. During the Elizabethan era the ha-penny was a silver coin with the value of half a penny and twice the value of a farthing (quarter penny). The ha-penny was a coin used for common daily purchases such as food and drink. It is believed that the first ha-pennies were minted by Edward the 1st. Before the creation of the ha-penny coins such as the penny were cut into halves and quarters.
Like the original coins these ha-pennies are small measuring 1.4cm in diameter.
These coins are hand stamped by a passionate reenactor who performs historical coin minting demonstrations. As each coin is hand stamped small variations may exist adding to the hand made character of the coins.
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Made from high-quality pewter.