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Proof Coin - Halfpenny, Australia, 1962 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4922

Summary:
Australia
Halfpenny 1962 Proof
Mint: Perth
Description:
A bronze coin (25.5 mm diameter with plain edge) featuring a laureate head of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA F: D: the artist's initials M.G. incuse on the bust truncation.The reverse features, a kangaroo leaping right; around above, AUSTRALIA; around below HALF PENNY. The date, 1962 is below the Kangaroo and the Federation star follows the word PENNY. The dot after the word PENNY is the mint mark.The artist's initials, KG are below the kangaroo's tail near the rim.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.591 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: new penny
Themes this item is part of: George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Perth Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, East Perth, Western Australia
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1962 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
Obverse Description: Laureate head of Elizabeth II facing right; around, ELIZABETH . II . DEI . GRATIA . REGINA F: D:
The artist's initials M.G. incuse on the bust truncation.
Reverse Description: At centre a kangaroo leaping right; around above, AUSTRALIA; around below HALF PENNY. The date, 1962 is below the Kangaroo and the Federation star follows the word PENNY. The artist's initials, KG are below the kangaroo's tail near the rim.
The dot after the word PENNY is the mint mark.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ELIZABETH . II . DEI . GRATIA . REGINA F: D: M.G.
Reverse: AUSTRALIA HALF PENNY. 1962 KG
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1962
Mint: Perth (Mint)
Artist: Mary Gillick
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London

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