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Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1950 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 28271

Summary:
1 Penny, Issued by New Zealand, 1950
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.507 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, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: New Zealand
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1950 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Bare head facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; below neck in small letters the artist's initials, HP (Humphrey Paget)
Reverse Description: A tui (bird) perched facing left in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms; around, NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1950
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1950
Mint: Royal Mint, London, England, Great Britain, 1950
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#21
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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