What is the value of a US half penny?
Half cents were first minted in 1793 and discontinued in 1857. The value of these coins are any where from $15.00 to as high as $35,000.00. The value of any one coin is based on type, year, and on condition.
There are a few ways to answer this question. If you are referring to the British penny, one US cent (often called the penny in the US) is about .75 of a penny from the UK but fluctuates depending on exchange rates. If you are referring to the US half cent, those haven't been minted since the first half of the 1800s.
If you are referring literally to "half a penny" - that is, to a penny cut in half - then the answer is "little to nothing." If you are referring to a coin whose denomination is a "half penny", then it depends on the country of issue and the condition of the coin in question. The US did not produce a half cent coin in 1880, and neither did Canada. An 1880 Half Penny from…
You are asking about a British "Condor token" with a value of a Half-Penny. I am aware of at least two different such coins referencing Chichester, both dated 1794 (one with Queen Elizabeth I and one with a portrait of a philanthropist named John Howard) - they seem to sell for about US$30-$75 in Fine to Extremely Fine condition.
The decimal New Half Penny and Half Penny coins were last issued for circulation in 1983 and were withdrawn from circulation and demonetised in December 1984. So, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they have little or no value.
If your coin has Britannia on it, it is most likely a penny, a half penny, or a farthing. A penny is about the size of a US half dollar, a half-penny is closer to the size of a quarter and a farthing is just slightly bigger than a US cent. Condition is everything in these older coins, the prices I list are going to be prices for average, circulated examples. A coin in mint-state…