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Proof Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1939 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14332

Summary:
Proof 3 pence, Issued by New Zealand, 1939
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.406 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: maori culture, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, sweden 1896 coin
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: New Zealand
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1939 AD
Denomination: 3 Pence
Obverse Description: King's head, bare, facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below neck truncation in small letters the artist's initials HP ([Thomas] Humphrey Paget)
Reverse Description: Two carved patu (Maori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached, between their blades, 3d; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, 1939; the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray) below the centre of the crossed weapons
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1939
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1933
References: KM#7
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 1540 Pages

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