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Coin: Halfpenny 1962
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalfpenny
Year1962 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage2,880,000 (2.9 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 2,880,000 (2.9 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialBronze DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.4800 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6699
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right; around, the monarch's legend QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +; the artist's initials MG (for Mary Gillick) are incuse on the neck truncation.

Obverse inscription QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Reverse

At centre, between two Māori scroll designs, a tiki (Māori carved figure); around, NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY; below, the date 1962.

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY 1962
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Halfpenny 1962: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1962: Photos
Halfpenny 1962: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1962
Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1962
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Halfpenny 1962: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1962
Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1962
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Halfpenny 1962: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 23.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide21
Australian Coin ChartNH23
Halfpenny 1962: 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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins 1988 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 1962 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 14.60 14.32 14.03
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 9.73 9.54 9.35
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 5.84 5.73 5.61
Royal MintFine (F) 2.21 2.30 2.39
Halfpenny 1962 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 9.84 9.70 9.55
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 7.22 7.26 7.30
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 4.10 4.11 4.12
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.15 0.15 0.14
Royal MintFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.10
Royal MintProofProof 149.93 148.72 147.51
Historic values in NZD for Halfpenny 1962 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1962 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1962 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Halfpenny 1962: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Halfpenny > 1962
Halfpenny 1962: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1962
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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