New Zealand coins catalog

 

Dominion of British Empire (1907-1947) and British Commonwealth (since 1947)

Crown=5 shillings; Florin=2 shillings; Shilling=12 pence; Penny=4 farthings

George V king of Great Britain (1910-1936)

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1934
1/2 crown 1934 (1933-1935)

silver
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1934
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 15-20 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1934
1 florin 1934 (1933-1936)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1934
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand shilling 1934
1 shilling 1934 (1933-1935)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1934
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 8-10 USD

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1936
6 pence 1936 (1933-1936)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1936
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1936
3 pence 1936 (1933-1936)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1936
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

 

George VI king of Great Britain (1936-1952)

coin New Zealand 1 crown 1949
1 crown 1949

silver
commemorative coin
Proposed Royal Visit
NEW ZEALAND CROWN / 1949 / Silver fern leaf flanked by stars
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - 30-40 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1941
1/2 crown 1941 (1937-1946)

silver
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1941
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 30-35 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1947
1/2 crown 1947

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1947
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 4-6 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1949
1/2 crown 1949 (1948-1951)

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1949
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1940
1/2 crown 1940

silver
commemorative coin
New Zealand Centennial
NEW ZEALAND CENTENIAL HALL CROWN / 1840-1940
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 20-25 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1937
1 florin 1937 (1937-1946)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1937
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 20-25 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1947
1 florin 1947

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1947
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1950
1 florin 1950 (1948-1951)

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1950
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand shilling 1945
1 shilling 1945 (1937-1946)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1945
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 8-10 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1947
1 shilling 1947

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1947
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1950
1 shilling 1950 (1948-1952)

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1950
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 3-5 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1937
6 pence 1937 (1937-1946)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1937
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 4-6 USD

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1947
6 pence 1947

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1947
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1951
6 pence 1951 (1948-1952)

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1951
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 1-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1946
3 pence 1946 (1937-1946)

silver
NEW ZEALAND / 3d 1946
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1947
3 pence 1947

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1947
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 2-4 USD

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1951
3 pence 1951 (1948-1952)

copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1951
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 1-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1945
1 penny 1945 (1940-1947)

bronze
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1945
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1952
1 penny 1952 (1949-1952)

bronze
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1952
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1946
1/2 penny 1946 (1940-1947)

bronze
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1946
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Coin value - 2-4 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1949
1/2 penny 1949 (1949-1952)

bronze
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1949
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Coin value - 2-4 USD

 

 

Elizabeth II queen of Great Britain (1952-2022)

 Pre-decimal coinage (1952-1966)

coin New Zealand 1 crown 1953
1 crown 1953

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Queen Elizabeth II Coronation
E II R / NEW ZEALAND CROWN 1953 / Crowned monogram flanked by stars above design
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right
Coin value - 10-20 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1953
1/2 crown 1953

copper-nickel
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1953
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 30-40 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1962
1/2 crown 1962 (1961-1965)

copper-nickel
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1962
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand florin 1953
1 florin 1953

copper-nickel
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1953
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 30-40 USD

 

coin New Zealand florin 1964
1 florin 1964 (1961-1965)

copper-nickel
with shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1964
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1953
1 shilling 1953 (1953-1955)

copper-nickel
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1953
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1965
1 shilling 1965 (1956-1965)

copper-nickel
with shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1965
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1954
6 pence 1954 (1953-1957)

copper-nickel
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1954
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1960
6 pence 1960 (1956-1965)

copper-nickel
with shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1960
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1954
3 pence 1954 (1953-1956)

copper-nickel
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1954
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 2-4 USD

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1965
3 pence 1965 (1956-1965)

copper-nickel
with shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1965
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1953
1 penny 1953 (1953-1956)

bronze
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1953
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 3-5 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1963
1 penny 1963 (1956-1965)

bronze
with shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1963
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 1-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1953
1/2 penny 1953 (1953-1955)

bronze
without shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1953
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1963
1/2 penny 1963 (1956-1965)

bronze
with shoulder strap
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1963
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

Reform 1967 - decimal coinage
New Zealand Dollar=100 cents

coin New Zealand 2 dollars 1991
2 dollars 1991 (1990-1998)

aluminium-bronze
TWO DOLLARS
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1991
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 2 dollars 1999
2 dollars 1999 (1999- )

aluminium-bronze
TWO DOLLARS
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 1991
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1971
1 dollar 1971 (1971-1976)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
ONE DOLLAR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1971
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1990
1 dollar 1990 (1990-1998)

aluminium-bronze
circulation coinage
ONE DOLLAR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 2005
1 dollar 2005 (1999- )

aluminium-bronze
circulation coinage
ONE DOLLAR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2005
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1969
1 dollar 1969

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
200th Anniversary of captain Cook's Voyage
ONE DOLLAR / COOK'S CHART / 1769 / Map flanked by bust at left and ship at right
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1969 / Young bust right
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1974
1 dollar 1974

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Commonwealth Games
ONE DOLLAR / BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMES CHRISTCHURCH / Square emblem flanked by athletes
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1974 / Young bust right
Coin value - 2-4 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1978
1 dollar 1978

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
25th Anniversary of Coronation
ONE DOLLAR / Parliament Building
ELIZABETH II QUEEN OF NEW ZEALAND / EIIR CORONATION 2 JUNE, 1953 / 1978 / Young bust right
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1981
1 dollar 1981

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Royal Visit
ONE DOLLAR / ROYAL VISIT / English Oak
ELIZABETH II QUEEN OF NEW ZEALAND / 1981 / New head right
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 1975
50 cents 1975 (1967-1985)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1975
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 1988
50 cents 1988 (1986-1998)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1988
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2004
50 cents 2004 (1999-2006)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2004
Coin value - 5-10 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2006
50 cents 2006 (2006-2009)

nickel plated steel
circulation coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2006
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2013
50 cents 2013 (2010-2022)

nickel plated steel
circulation coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2013
Coin value - 3-6 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 1990
50 cents 1990

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
150th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi
50 / Child with shovel sitting beside tree
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990 / Crowned head right
Coin value - 15-20 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2003 Gandalf
50 cents 2003

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Lord of the Rings series - Gandalf
50 C / Head of Gandalf with hat
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2003 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2003 gollum
50 cents 2003

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Lord of the Rings series - Gollum
50 C / Head of Gollum
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2003 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2003 Aragon
50 cents 2003

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Lord of the Rings series - Aragon
50 C / Head of Aragon
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2003 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2015 ANZAC
50 cents 2015

nickel plated steel
commemorative coin
ANZAC Remembrance
50 CENTS / 1915-2015 / THE SPIRIT OF ANZAC WE WILL REMEMBER THEM / Soldiers with rifles, standing back to back, black background with Maori scroll work in white
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2015 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 2018 Armistice Day RED POPPY
50 cents 2018

nickel plated steel
commemorative coin
Armistice Day
50 CENTS / 1918-2018 / ELEVENTH HOUR OF THE ELEVENTH DAY OF THE ELEVENTH MONTH / Colored red poppy, surrounded by a remembrance wreath with the silver fern and koru
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2018 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1976
20 cents 1976 (1967-1985)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
20
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1976
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1988
20 cents 1988 (1986-1989)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
20
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1988
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1990
20 cents 1990 (1990-1998)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
20
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 1990
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 2002
20 cents 2002 (1999-2006)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
20
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2002
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 2006
20 cents 2006 (2006-2022)

nickel plated steel
circulation coinage
20
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2006
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1990
20 cents 1990

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
150th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi
20 / Sailing ship, H.M.S. Tory
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990 / Crowned head right
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1967
10 cents 1967 (1967-1969)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
10 / ONE SHILLING
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1967
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1977
10 cents 1977 (1970-1985)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
10
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1977
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1987
10 cents 1987 (1986-1998)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
10
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1987
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 2000
10 cents 2000 (1999-2006)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
10
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2000
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 2006
10 cents 2006 (2006-2022)

copper plated steel
circulation coinage
10
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2006
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1990
10 cents 1990

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
150th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi
10 / Sailboats within rainbow design
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990 / Crowned head right
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 2007
10 cents 2007

copper plated steel
commemorative coin
End of minting of a five-cent coin with the image of Tuatara
10 / TUATARA / Tuatara right
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2007 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 1975
5 cents 1975 (1967-1985)

copper-nickel
5
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1975
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 1988
5 cents 1988 (1986-1998)

copper-nickel
5
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1988
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 2001
5 cents 2001 (2001-2006)

copper-nickel
5
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2001
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 2 cents 1975
2 cents 1975 (1967-1985)

bronze
2
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1975
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 2 cents 1987
2 cents 1987 (1986-1988)

bronze
2
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1987
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 cent 1979
1 cent 1979 (1967-1985)

bronze
1
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1979
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin New Zealand 1 cent 1987
1 cent 1987 (1986-1988)

bronze
1
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1987
Coin value - ~1 USD