½ Penny - George VI With KING AND EMPEROR; large head

½ Penny - George VI (With KING AND EMPEROR; large head) -  obverse½ Penny - George VI (With KING AND EMPEROR; large head) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Jamaica
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1947
Value 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling = 1/480 Sterling pound (1/480)
Currency Pound (1840-1969)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 14257
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 31
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Coat of Arms of Jamaica within beaded circle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
JAMAICA
HALF PENNY
1940
INDUS UTERQUE SERVIET UNI

Translation: Both Indies serving one

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Crowned head of King George VI facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  960 000 $ 0.85 25%
1938  0% Proof
1940  960 000 $ 0.56 25%
1940  0.7% Proof
1942  960 000 $ 0.85 23%
1945  960 000 $ 1.74 28%
1945  0.4% Proof
1947  960 000 $ 1.69 27%
1947  0.4% Proof

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