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Coin: Halfpenny 1952
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalfpenny
Year1952 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage2,400,000 (2.4 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 2,400,000 (2.4 million)
MaterialBronze DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.7000
Obverse

Bare head facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; below neck in small letters the artist's initials, HP (Humphrey Paget).

Obverse inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse

At centre, between two Maori scroll designs, a tiki; around, NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY; below, 1952.

Reverse inscription

NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY 1952

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Halfpenny 1952: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1952: Photos
Halfpenny 1952: Photo New Zealand Half Penny 1952
New Zealand Half Penny 1952
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Halfpenny 1952: Photo New Zealand Half Penny 1952
New Zealand Half Penny 1952
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Halfpenny 1952: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1952
Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1952
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Halfpenny 1952: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1952
Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1952
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Halfpenny 1952: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 20
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide11
Australian Coin ChartNH13
Halfpenny 1952: 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
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 Varieties Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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Halfpenny 1952 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 14.60 14.32 14.03
Royal Mint LondonAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 9.73 9.54 9.35
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 5.84 5.73 5.61
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 2.21 2.30 2.39
Halfpenny 1952 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7.52 7.25 6.98
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 4.57 4.35 4.12
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.78 2.66 2.54
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 0.20 0.19 0.19
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.10
Royal Mint LondonProofProof 181.98 181.40 180.83
Historic values in NZD for Halfpenny 1952 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1952 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1952 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Halfpenny 1952: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Halfpenny > 1952
Halfpenny 1952: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1952
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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