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Coin - 1 Dollar, New Zealand, 1967 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14370

1 Dollar, Issued by New Zealand, 1967
Statement Of Significance:
In 1959, a committee was set up to study and report on the introduction of decimal coinage in New Zealand and in 1963 it was announced that the change to a decimal system would take place. The Decimal Currency Act, 1964 prescribed the designs, diameters, and standard weights of the decimal coins, which first appeared in circulation on 10th July 1967.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 27.02 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: barques, british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: James Berry, Medal Designer (1906-1979), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: New Zealand
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1967 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Diademed and draped bust of the Queen facing right; around, ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND; below, 1967
Reverse Description: Ensigns armorial of the Dominion on their shield (quartered with the Southern Cross, a wheat sheaf, a lamb suspended by a ribbon and mining hammers crossed divided by three ships) surmounted by the Royal Crown from which fern fronds drop to surround the shield; below shield, ONE DOLLAR
Edge Description: Incuse lettering: DECIMAL CURRENCY INTRODUCED JULY 10 1967
Shape: round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1967
Artist: Mr. Reginald Berry, New Zealand
Artist: Arnold Machin, Great Britain
References: KM#38.1
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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