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Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1963 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14356

1 Penny, Issued by New Zealand, 1963
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.522 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, tui birds, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: New Zealand
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1963 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Laureate bust right; around, + QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials incuse on neck truncation, MG (Mary Gillick)
Reverse Description: A tui (bird) perched facing left in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms; around, NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1963
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1963
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1963
Artist: Mary Gillick, England, Great Britain, 1953
References: KM#24.2
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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