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Prior to 1933 United Kingdom currency was

the official legal tender of New Zealand,

although Australian coins and notes were

also generally accepted.

The first New Zealand half penny was

minted in 1940. The half penny ran until

1965, when New Zealand stopped minting

pre-decimal coins in preparation for

decimilisation in 1967.

Dates not minted: 1933 - 1939, 1943, 1948, 1966

Halfpenny values - New Zealand

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New Zealand

half penny

1940 to 1965

What is a New Zealand halfpenny worth?

Values, specifications, and images for New Zealand half penny coins from

1940 to 1965.

The New Zealand halfpenny obverse

features the United Kingdom monarch

of the time.

The reverse shows a hei-tiki (Maori charm), with ornamental scrolls to either side.

The words 'NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY' surround the hei-tiki, with the date below.

1 halfpenny = 1/2 of a penny

= 1/24 of a shilling = 1/480 of a pound

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