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1961-Y Half Penny

Elizabeth II

Australia

The 1961 Perth mint half penny, like other Perth mint issues in the series comes in a salmon pink colour or a chocolate brown colour and is typically plagued by impaired dies and as such is difficult to source in the upper mint state grades. The coin typically tones olive or a red brick colour, which should not be confused with original mint brilliance .

A cylindrical punch with an inverted impression of a coin's design used to strike the coin
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