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½ Penny - George VI

½ Penny - George VI -  obverse½ Penny - George VI -  reverse

© Emiliano Micalizzi

Features

Country Jamaica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1947
Value 1/2 Penny (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
References KM# 31
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Portrait of George VI

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.

Reverse

Coat of Arms

Lettering:
JAMAICA
19 42
INDUS
UTERQUE
SERVIET
UNI
HALF PENNY

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  960,000 25%
1938  0% Proof
1940  960,000 23%
1940  0.7% Proof
1942  960,000 1.26 22%
1945  960,000 1.96 29%
1945  0.5% Proof
1947  960,000 28%
1947  0.5% Proof

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