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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1935 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14291

Summary:
Proof 1 Shilling, Issued by New Zealand, 1935
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.656 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: New Zealand
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1935 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of George V facing left (extends to rim); around, GEORGE V KING EMPEROR (by Percy Metcalf)
Reverse Description: A figure of a Maori warrior in warlike attitude crouching to left carrying a taiahat; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, ONE SHILLING 1935; at left above ground line in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray)
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1935
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1933
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1932
References: KM#3
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 1541 Pages

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