The 1942 Australian halfpenny obverse features. the bare head of King George VI facing left, with the surrounding legend:
‘GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.’
The reverse shows a kangaroo in motion facing right, with the words ‘AUSTRALIA’ above, and ‘HALF PENNY’ below. Below the roo is the date, with KG below the tail, and a star below the nose.