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Australia George VI

1942  Half Penny reverse 1942  Half Penny obverse

1942 Half Penny

Mintage:720,000
Reverse Designer:George Kruger Gray Obverse Designer:Thomas H. Paget Size:26mm Weight:5.67g Edge:Plain Composition:97% Copper
2.5% Zinc
0.5% Tin

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The 1942 Melbourne mint half penny is one of the key dates in the George VI series and certainly one of the toughest to acquire in mint state. Its rarity derives from its initially low mintage of 720,000, one of the lowest mintage s.

Dot before and after HALF PENNY on the Bombay mint issue Dot before and after HALF PENNY on the Bombay mint issue

Dot after Y only on the Perth mint issue Dot after Y only on the Perth mint issue

No dots on the Melbourne mint issue (this coin) No dots on the Melbourne mint issue (this coin)

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