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Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1947 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 28236

3 Pence, Issued by New Zealand, 1947
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.45 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
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: working strikes
DateEra: 1947 AD
Denomination: 3 Pence
Obverse Description: Head of King George VI facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below neck truncation the artist's initials HP (Hugh Paget)
Reverse Description: Two carved patu (Maori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached; between their blades, 3d; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, 1947; the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray) are below the centre of the crossed weapons.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Copper- Nickel
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1947
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1947
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1933
References: KM#7a
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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