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Coin: Halfpenny 1942
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalfpenny
Year1942 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage1,920,000 (1.9 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,920,000 (1.9 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialBronze DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.4800 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6699
Obverse

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, the monarch's legend GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below the neck in small letters, the artist's initials HP (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse

At centre, between two Māori scroll designs, a tiki (Māori carved figure); around, NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY; below, the date 1942.

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY 1942
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

The John Bertrand New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 and The Australian Coin Chart 1966 list mintage of 1,960,000.

Halfpenny 1942: Photos
Halfpenny 1942: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1942
Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1942
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Halfpenny 1942: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1942
Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1942
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Halfpenny 1942: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage GuideNew Zealand KM# 12
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide3
Australian Coin ChartNH3
Halfpenny 1942: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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Halfpenny 1942 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 438.04 429.46 420.89
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 201.28 200.72 200.15
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 70.49 70.71 70.92
Royal MintFine (F) 3.89 3.82 3.74
Halfpenny 1942 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 227.67 224.86 222.04
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 101.67 101.59 101.52
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 27.76 26.56 25.37
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 2.03 1.81 1.58
Royal MintFine (F) 0.98 0.97 0.95
Historic values in NZD for Halfpenny 1942 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in NZD for Halfpenny 1942 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1942 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1942 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Halfpenny 1942: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Halfpenny > 1942
Halfpenny 1942: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1942
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List of all (24) coins of type: New Zealand / Halfpenny
Halfpenny 1940 Halfpenny 1941 Halfpenny 1942 Halfpenny 1944 Halfpenny 1945 Halfpenny 1946
Halfpenny 1947 Halfpenny 1949 Halfpenny 1950 Halfpenny 1951 Halfpenny 1952 Halfpenny 1953
Halfpenny 1954 Halfpenny 1955 Halfpenny 1956 Halfpenny 1957 Halfpenny 1958 Halfpenny 1959
Halfpenny 1960 Halfpenny 1961 Halfpenny 1962 Halfpenny 1963 Halfpenny 1964 Halfpenny 1965