Halfpenny 1942, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Halfpenny 1942, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinHalfpenny 1942

Struck at San Francisco mint in brass because of World War II.

MintSan Francisco Mint Mintage250,000
Obverse
Fiji / Halfpenny 1942 - obverse photo

Above central hole, a crown; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Halfpenny 1942 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date, 1942; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI; the mint mark, S, below FIJI.

Reverse Inscription HALFPENNY 1942 FIJI
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Halfpenny 1942: References to Information Used
Halfpenny 1942: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeHalf Penny (Brass)
Issued1942
MonarchKing George VI
Face Value1/2 (x Penny)
Mintage250,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialBrass
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
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Halfpenny 1942: Photos
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Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1942
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Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1942
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Halfpenny 1942: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 14a