New Zealand: Coin Halfpenny 1946 - detailed information

New Zealand: Coin Halfpenny 1946
CoinHalfpenny 1946

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
New Zealand / Halfpenny 1946 - 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 / Halfpenny 1946 - reverse photo

At centre, between two Māori scroll designs, a tiki (Māori carved figure); around, NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY; below, the date 1946.

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY 1946
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Halfpenny 1946: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Halfpenny 1946: References to Information Used
Halfpenny 1946 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 59.47 58.79 58.10 57.41
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 35.23 35.12 35.02 34.91
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 34.97 34.67 34.37 34.07
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 12.03 11.94 11.85 11.76
Royal MintFine (F) 2.10 2.11 2.13 2.14
Halfpenny 1946 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintProofProof 189.13 183.51 177.88 172.25
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 22.24 20.95 19.66 18.37
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 10.23 9.70 9.17 8.64
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 4.44 4.32 4.20 4.08
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.23 0.22 0.21 0.21
Royal MintFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.09
Historic values in NZD for Halfpenny 1946 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1946 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1946 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Halfpenny (24)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Halfpenny 1940 3,432,005 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1941 960,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1942 1,920,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1944 2,035,200 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1945 1,516,800 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1946 3,120,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1947 2,726,400 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1949 1,766,400 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1950 1,425,600 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1951 2,342,400 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1952 2,400,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1953 727,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1954 240,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1955 240,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1956 1,200,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1957 1,440,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1958 1,920,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1959 1,920,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1960 2,400,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1961 2,880,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1962 2,880,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1963 1,680,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1964 2,880,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1965 5,225,010 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
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Halfpenny 1946: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeHalfpenny
Issued1946
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Face Value1/2 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage3,120,000 (3.1 million)
RarityC (Common)
MaterialBronze
DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.4800
Mass (g)5.6699
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Halfpenny 1946: Photos
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Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1946
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Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1946
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