WILLIAM & MARY HALFPENNY
1689-1694
There were four different obverses and two different reverses
designs issued for the William & Mary farthings.
The first three obverses were used on tin coinages and the
last on the copper series. The third reverse was use on both
tin and copper coins.

Tin farthings were issued with copper plugs in the centre.
Tin was used to help boost the tin mining industry, and the
copper plug was used  to discourage forgery.
Forgery was however quite prolific, also tin was found to
corrode easily and wear easily (tin coins of this are hard to find
in conditions of Very Fine and above).
Therefore copper farthings were reintroduced in 1694.
William & Mary Halfpenny 1689
(Obverse 1, Reverse 1)
William & Mary Halfpenny 1689
(Obverse 2, Reverse 1)
William & Mary Halfpenny 1690-1692
(Obverse 3, Reverse 2)
William & Mary Halfpenny 1694
(Obverse 4, Reverse 2)
Courtesy of Geoffrey Cope
www.petitioncrown.com
Courtesy of Rob Pearce
www.rpcoins.co.uk
1689-1692 Tin With Copper Plug, 11 grams, 29mm Diameter.
1694 Copper, 10 grams, 30mm Diameter.
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