Mintage:4,608,000 Figure shared with: 1933 Reverse Designer:W. H. J. BlakemoreObverse Designer:Sir E. B. MacKennelSize:26mmWeight:5.67gEdge:PlainComposition:97% Copper 2.5% Zinc 0.5% Tin
Although evidence of the 1933/2
half penny has existed for quite some time, it is only recently that the coin has been accepted in numismatic circles.
In 1933 the treasury requested 4.6 million half pennies be produced but the Melbourne
mint neither had enough
on hand nor enough time to produce them. Consequently, like they did with the penny that year, they
Final digits of the date of a 1933/2 Overdate half penny
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