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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14292

Summary:
Proof 1 Shilling, Issued by New Zealand, 1937
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
First year of issue for King George VI
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 5.665 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: maoris, british empire 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: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
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: A figure of a Maori warrior in warlike attitude crouching to left carrying a taiahat; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, ONE SHILLING 1937; at left above ground line in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray)
Edge Description: Milled
Material: Silver
Issued By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand, New Zealand, 1937
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#9
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 1541 Pages

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