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Australian Territory of New Guinea (1919-1975)

Pound=20 shillings; Shilling=12 pence

 

George V king of Great Britain (1910-1936)

 coin New Guinea shilling 1935
1 shilling 1935 (1935, 1936)
silver
ONE SHILLING 1935 / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Artistic design around hole in center
GEORGIUS V D G REX ET IND IMP / Hole in center flanked by crossed scepters with crown above and star below
Coin value - $7-10
 coin New Guinea 6 pence 1935
6 pence 1935
copper-nickel
6 PENCE 1935 / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Star design around hole in center
1935 / GRI / Hole in center divides date, crown above and monogram below
Coin value - $25-30
 coin New Guinea 3 pence 1935
3 pence 1935
copper-nickel
3 PENCE / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Square-star design around hole in center
1935 / GRI / Hole in center divides date, crown above and monogram below
Coin value - $8-12

 

 

Edward VIII king of Great Britain (1936)

 coin New Guinea 1 penny 1936
1 penny 1936
bronze
ONE PENNY 1936 / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Artistic design around hole in center
ERI / Hole in center flanked by swimming birds with crown above and monogram below
Coin value - $10-12

 

 

George VI king of Great Britain (1936-1952)

 coin New Guinea shilling 1945
1 shilling 1945 (1938, 1945)
silver
ONE SHILLING 1945 / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Artistic design around hole in center
GEORGIUS VI D G REX ET IND IMP / Hole in center flanked by crossed scepters with crown above and star below
Coin value - $7-10
 coin New Guinea 6 pence 1943
6 pence 1943
copper-nickel
6 PENCE 1935 / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Star design around hole in center
1943 / GRI / Hole in center divides date, crown above and monogram below
Coin value - $25-30
 coin New Guinea 3 pence 1944
3 pence 1944
copper-nickel
3 PENCE / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Square-star design around hole in center
1944 / GRI / Hole in center divides date, crown above and monogram below
Coin value - $7-10
 coin New Guinea 1 penny 1944
1 penny 1944 (1938, 1944)
bronze
ONE PENNY 1936 / TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA / Artistic design around hole in center
GRI / Hole in center flanked by swimming birds with crown above and monogram below
Coin value - $10-12

 

See also UK coins:
United Kingdom till 1952
United Kingdom from 1952

 

 

Independent State of Papua New Guinea (from 1975)

Kina=100 toea

coin Papua New Guinea 5 kina 1976
5 kina 1976 (1975-1980)

copper-nickel
K5 / Papuan eagle
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1976 / National emblem
Coin value - $20-30
coin Papua New Guinea 2 kina 2008
2 kina 2008

bi-metallic - aluminum-bronze/copper-nickel
commemorative coin
35th Anniversary of National Bank
K2 / BANK OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 35TH ANNIVERSARY 1973-2008
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2008 / National emblem
Coin value - $2-3
 coin Papua New Guinea 1 kina 1975
1 kina 1975 (1975-1999)

copper-nickel
K1 / Crocodiles flank center hole
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1975 / Symbolic design around center hole
Coin value - $3-4
coin Papua New Guinea 1 kina 2004
1 kina 2004 (2002-2004)

nickel plated steel
33.28 mm.
K1 / Crocodiles flank center hole
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2004 / Symbolic design around center hole
Coin value - $2-3
coin Papua New Guinea 1 kina 2005
1 kina 2005 (2005- )

nickel plated steel
30 mm.
K1 / Crocodiles flank center hole
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2004 / Symbolic design around center hole
Coin value - $2-3
 coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 1980
50 toea 1980

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
South Pacific Festival of Arts
50t / SOUTH PACIFIC FESTIVAL OF ARTS / Design divides circles
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 1980 / National emblem
Coin value - $8-10
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 1991
50 toea 1991

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
IX South Pacific Games
50t / 9TH SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES / Games emblem
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 1991 / National emblem
Coin value - $4-6
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 1998
50 toea 1998

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Silver Jubilee of Bank
50t / SILVER JUBILEE 1973-1998 / BANK OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 1998 / National emblem
Coin value - $8-10
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 2000
50 toea 2000

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
25th Anniversary of Statehood
25 / PAPUA NEW GUINEA SILVER JUBILEE / 50t / bird in flight
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2000 / National emblem
Coin value - $12-15
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 2007
50 toea 2007

nickel plated steel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of St. John Ambulance
50TH ANNIVERSARY 1967-2007 / ST. JOHN 50t / ST. JOHN AMBULANCE / Ambulance corps logo
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2007 / National emblem
Coin value - $3-4
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 2008
50 toea 2008

nickel plated steel
commemorative coin
35th Anniversary of National Bank
50t 1973-2008 / 35TH ANNIVERSARY BANK OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA / Bank logo in colored central applique
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2008 / National emblem
Coin value - $2-3
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 2015
50 toea 2015

nickel plated steel
commemorative coin
XV Pacific Games
50t / PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2015 / National emblem
XV PACIFIC GAMES PAPUA NEW GUINEA PORT MORESBY / Games emblem
Coin value - $2-3
coin Papua New Guinea 50 toea 2018
50 toea 2018

nickel plated steel
commemorative coin
Presidency Papua New Guinea in APEC
50t / PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2018 / National emblem
APEC PAPUA NEW GUINEA / PORT MORESBY / PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Coin value - $3-4
 coin Papua New Guinea 20 toea 1978
20 toea 1978 (1975-1999)

copper-nickel
20t / Bennett’s Cassowary
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 1978 / National emblem
Coin value - $1-2
coin Papua New Guinea 20 toea 2005
20 toea 2005 (2004- )

nickel plated steel
20t / Bennett’s Cassowary
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2005 / National emblem
Coin value - $1-2
 coin Papua New Guinea 10 toea 1975
10 toea 1975 (1975-2001)
copper-nickel
10t / Cuscus
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 1975 / National emblem
Coin value - ~$1
coin Papua New Guinea 10 toea 2006
10 toea 2006 (2002- )

nickel plated steel
10t / Cuscus
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2006 / National emblem
Coin value - ~$1
 coin Papua New Guinea 5 toea 1979
5 toea 1979 (1975-1999)
copper-nickel
5t / Plateless turtle
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 1979 / National emblem
Coin value - ~$1
coin Papua New Guinea 5 toea 2005
5 toea 2005 (2002- )

nickel plated steel
5t / Plateless turtle
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2005 / National emblem
Coin value - <$1
 coin Papua New Guinea 2 toea 2001
2 toea 2001 (1975-2004)
bronze
2t / Lion fish
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2001 / National emblem
Coin value - <$1
 coin Papua New Guinea 1 toea 2004
1 toea 2004 (1975-2004)
bronze
1t / Butterly
PAPUA NEW GUINEA / 2004 / National emblem
Coin value - <$1