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1942 Half Penny

George VI

Australia

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 mintages.

Dot before and after HALF PENNY on the Bombay mint issue

Dot after Y only on the Perth mint issue

No dots on the Melbourne mint issue (this coin)

a facility that produces coinsThe number of coins struck of a particular designationA marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coinThe tails side of the coin

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