Half Crown 1942, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Half Crown 1942, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 1967)
CoinHalf Crown 1942

MintRoyal Mint Mintage240,000
Obverse
New Zealand / Half Crown 1942 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
New Zealand / Half Crown 1942 - reverse photo

Shield of Arms of the Dominion of New Zealand: a shield quartered with the Southern Cross, a wheat sheaf, a lamb suspended by a ribbon and mining hammers crossed divided by three ships, surmounted by the Royal Crown and surrounded by ornamentation inspired by Maori carvings; around, NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN; below, the date 1942; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN 1942
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Half Crown 1942: References to Information Used
Half Crown 1942 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 512.98 513.88 514.78 515.68
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 223.87 221.59 219.31 217.02
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 99.35 98.28 97.21 96.15
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 26.66 25.11 23.55 22.00
Royal MintFine (F) 16.48 16.93 17.39 17.84
Half Crown 1942 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 192.30 179.82 167.35 154.87
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 96.74 91.90 87.06 82.23
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 44.20 42.95 41.71 40.46
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 22.29 21.76 21.23 20.70
Royal MintFine (F) 9.90 10.45 11.00 11.56
Historic values in NZD for Half Crown 1942 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1942 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All (21) Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Half Crown
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Half Crown 1933 2,000,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1934 2,720,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1935 612,364 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1937 672,200 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1940 (Centennial) 100,800 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1941 776,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1942 240,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1943 1,120,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1944 180,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1945 420,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1946 960,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1947 1,600,020 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1948 1,400,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1949 2,800,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1950 3,600,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1951 1,200,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1953 127,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1961 80,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1962 600,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1963 400,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) 225,010 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
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Half Crown 1942: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeHalf Crown (Silver)
Issued1942
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyKing George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Mintage240,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
MaterialSilver
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)32
Mass (g)14.1000
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Half Crown 1942: Photos
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GEORGE VI, halfcrown, 1942
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GEORGE VI, halfcrown, 1942
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Half Crown 1942: Catalogue Reference IDs