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1941 Half Penny

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1941 Half Penny Reverse1941 Half Penny Obverse Mintage5,011,200Reverse DesignerGeorge Kruger GrayObverse DesignerThomas H. PagetWeight5.67 gramsSize25.5 mmCountryAustraliaDateMM1941DenominationHalf PennyVarietyGeorge VIPrefixMSWeight5.6699991425Size25.5EdgePlainFace CurrencyAUDFace Value0.0042Mintage501120010351941 Half PennyCompositionCopper97.0%0.9700000286Zinc2.5%0.0250000004Tin0.5%0.0049999999Copper0.9700000286Zinc0.0250000004Tin0.0049999999Bullion Value5c
The 1941 half penny, coming from a relatively high The number of coins struck of a particular designationmintagemintage of 5,011,200 is one of the easier dates in the George VI half penny series to acquire in better grade. Several A common means of distributing coins where a mint stores coins in paper rolls before distributing them to banksmint rollsmint roll have surfaced of this date making examples with full The original golden-red-orange-pink colour of a copper coinmint brilliancemint brilliance obtainable but even the examples from the A common means of distributing coins where a mint stores coins in paper rolls before distributing them to banksmint rollsmint roll tend to have slight Discolouration of the surface of a coin caused by environmental exposuretoningtoning as with the illustrated example limiting the availability of coins with a The colour designation of a copper coin that has at least 95% of its original mint brillianceREDred designation.

Most examples from the A common means of distributing coins where a mint stores coins in paper rolls before distributing them to banksmint rollsmint roll would slab from MS63 to MS64 The colour designation of a copper coin that has between 5% and 95% of its original mint brilliance remainingRed-Brownred-brown and finding one that will slab The colour designation of a copper coin that has at least 95% of its original mint brillianceREDred or higher than MS64 can be quite a challenge. The strike of this particular date isn't quite as intense as the 1940 1940 Half Penny1034(learn more) typically is but the strike is rarely problematic ensuring a high average grade for A state of a coin that shows no signs of circulationmint statemint state pieces.

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