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Dominion of British Empire (1907-1947)

New Zealand in the British Commonwealth (from 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 / Crowned shield within ornamental design
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR / Crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1934
1 florin 1934 (1933-1936)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1934 / Kiwi bird
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR / Crowned bust left
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin New Zealand shilling 1934
1 shilling 1934 (1933-1935)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1934 / Crouched Maori warrior left
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR / Crowned bust left
Coin value - $8-10

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1936
6 pence 1936 (1933-1936)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1936 / Huia bird sitting on branch
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR / Crowned bust left
Coin value - $5-7

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1936
3 pence 1936 (1933-1936)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1936 / Crossed patu
GEORGE V KING EMPEROR / Crowned bust left
Coin value - $3-4

 

 

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 Àanked by stars
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $30-40

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1941
1/2 crown 1941
silver
circulating coinage
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1941 / Crowned shield within ornamental design
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $30-35

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1947
1/2 crown 1947 (1937-1946)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1947 / Crowned shield within ornamental design
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $4-6

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1949
1/2 crown 1949 (1948-1951)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1949 / Crowned shield within ornamental design
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $3-4

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1940
1/2 crown 1940
silver
commemorative coin
New Zealand Centennial
NEW ZEALAND CENTINIAL HALL CROWN / 1840-1940 / Radiant sun above city, standing figure in foreground
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $20-25

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1937
1 florin 1937 (1937-1946)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1937 / Kiwi bird
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1947
1 florin 1947
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1947 / Kiwi bird
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $3-4

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 florin 1950
1 florin 1950 (1948-1951)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1950 / Kiwi bird
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

coin New Zealand shilling 1945
1 shilling 1945 (1937-1946)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1945 / Crouched Maori warrior left
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $8-10

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1947
1 shilling 1947
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1947 / Crouched Maori warrior left
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $3-4

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1950
1 shilling 1950 (1948-1952)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1950 / Crouched Maori warrior left
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $3-5

 

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1937
6 pence 1937 (1937-1946)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1937 / Huia bird sitting on branch
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $4-6

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1947
6 pence 1947
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1947 / Huia bird sitting on branch
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1951
6 pence 1951 (1948-1952)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1951 / Huia bird sitting on branch
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $1-3

 

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1946
3 pence 1946 (1937-1946)
silver
NEW ZEALAND / 3d 1946 / Crossed patu
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1947
3 pence 1947
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1947 / Crossed patu
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $2-4

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1951
3 pence 1951 (1948-1952)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1951 / Crossed patu
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $1-3

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1945
1 penny 1945 (1940-1947)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1945 / Tui bird sitting on branch
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $1-2

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1952
1 penny 1952 (1949-1952)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1952 / Tui bird sitting on branch
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1946
1/2 penny 1946 (1940-1947)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1946 / Hei Tiki (pendant of the Māori)
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR / Head left
Coin value - $2-4

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1949
1/2 penny 1949 (1949-1952)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1949 / Hei Tiki (pendant of the Māori)
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH / Head left
Coin value - $2-4

 

 

Elizabeth II queen of Great Britain (from 1952)

 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

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1953
1/2 crown 1953
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1953 / Crowned shield within ornamental design
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $30-40

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 crown 1962
1/2 crown 1962 (1961-1965)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN / 1962 / Crowned shield within ornamental design
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $10-15

 

 

coin New Zealand florin 1953
1 florin 1953
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1953 / Kiwi bird
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $30-40

 

coin New Zealand florin 1964
1 florin 1964 (1961-1965)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE FLORIN 1964 / Kiwi bird
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1953
1 shilling 1953 (1953-1955)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1953 / Crouched Maori warrior left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right without shoulder strap
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin New Zealand 1 shilling 1965
1 shilling 1965 (1956-1965)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / ONE SHILLING 1965 / Crouched Maori warrior left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1954
6 pence 1954 (1953-1957)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1954 / Huia bird sitting on branch
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right without shoulder strap
Coin value - $5-7

 

coin New Zealand 6 pence 1960
6 pence 1960 (1956-1965)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / SIX PENCE 1960 / Huia bird sitting on branch
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1954
3 pence 1954 (1953-1956)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1954 / Crossed patu
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right without shoulder strap
Coin value - $2-4

 

coin New Zealand 3 pence 1965
3 pence 1965 (1956-1965)
copper-nickel
NEW ZEALAND / 3 1965 / Crossed patu
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1953
1 penny 1953 (1953-1956)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1953 / Tui bird sitting on branch
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right without shoulder strap
Coin value - $3-5

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 penny 1963
1 penny 1963 (1956-1965)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY / 1963 / Tui bird sitting on branch
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $1-3

 

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1953
1/2 penny 1953 (1953-1955)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1953 / Hei Tiki (pendant of the Māori)
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right without shoulder strap
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin New Zealand 1/2 penny 1963
1/2 penny 1963 (1956-1965)
bronze
NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY / 1963 / Hei Tiki (pendant of the Māori)
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Laureate bust right with shoulder strap
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

Reform 1967 - decimal coinage
New Zealand Dollar=100 cents

coin New Zealand 2 dollars 1991
2 dollars 1991 (1990-1998)
aluminum-bronze
TWO DOLLARS / Kotuku, white heron
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1991 / Crowned head right
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin New Zealand 2 dollars 1999
2 dollars 1999 (1999- )
aluminum-bronze
current circulating coin
TWO DOLLARS / Kotuku, white heron
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 19991 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - $3-4

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1971
1 dollar 1971 (1971-1976)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
ONE DOLLAR / Crowned shield within silver fern leaves
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990 / Young bust right
Coin value - $5-7

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 1990
1 dollar 1990 (1990-1998)
aluminum-bronze
circulating coinage
ONE DOLLAR / Kiwi bird within sprigs
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990 / Crowned head right
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin New Zealand 1 dollar 2005
1 dollar 2005 (1999- )
aluminum-bronze
current circulating coin
ONE DOLLAR / Kiwi bird within sprigs
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2005 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 1975
50 cents 1975 (1967-1985)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR / Cook's ship H.M.S. Endeavour
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1975 / Young bust right
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin New Zealand 50 cents 1988
50 cents 1988 (1986-1998)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR / Cook's ship H.M.S. Endeavour
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1988 / Crowned head right
Coin value - $2-3

 

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

copper-nickel
circulating coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR / Cook's ship H.M.S. Endeavour
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2004 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - $5-10

 

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

nickel plated steel
circulating coinage
50 / ENDEVAVOUR / Cook's ship H.M.S. Endeavour
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2006 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - ~$1

 

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

copper-nickel
current circulating coin
50 / ENDEVAVOUR / Cook's ship H.M.S. Endeavour
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2013 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - $5-15

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1976
20 cents 1976 (1967-1985)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
20 / Kiwi bird
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1976 / Young bust right
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1988
20 cents 1988 (1986-1989)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
20 / Kiwi bird
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1988 / Crowned head right
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 1990
20 cents 1990 (1990-1998)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
20 / Pukaki - chief of the Arawa iwi
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 1990 / Crowned head right
Coin value - $3-4

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 2002
20 cents 2002 (1999-2006)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
20 / Pukaki - chief of the Arawa iwi
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2002 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin New Zealand 20 cents 2006
20 cents 2006 (2006- )
nickel plated steel
current circulating coin
20 / Pukaki chief of the Arawa iwi
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2006 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - <$1

 

 

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

 

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1967
10 cents 1967 (1967-1969)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
10 / ONE SHILLING / Maori Koruru Tiki Mask Woodcut
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1967 / Young bust right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1977
10 cents 1977 (1970-1985)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
10 / Maori Koruru Tiki Mask Woodcut
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1977 / Young bust right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 1987
10 cents 1987 (1986-1998)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
10 / Maori Koruru Tiki Mask Woodcut
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1987 / Crowned head right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 2000
10 cents 2000 (1999-2006)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
10 / Maori Koruru Tiki Mask Woodcut
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2000 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 10 cents 2006
10 cents 2006 (2006- )
copper plated steel
current circulating coin
10 / Maori Koruru Tiki Mask Woodcut
NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II / 2006 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - <$1

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 1975
5 cents 1975 (1967-1985)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
5 / Tuatara
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1975 / Young bust right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 1988
5 cents 1988 (1986-1998)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
5 / Tuatara
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1988 / Crowned head right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 2001
5 cents 2001 (2001-2006)
copper-nickel
circulating coinage
5 / Tuatara
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 2001 / Head with tiara right
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin New Zealand 5 cents 1990
5 cents 1990
copper-nickel
commemorative coin
150th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi
5 / Stylized kotuku bird
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1990 / Crowned head right
Coin value - $8-12

 

 

coin New Zealand 2 cents 1975
2 cents 1975 (1967-1985)
bronze
2 / Kowhai leaves
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1975 / Young bust right
Coin value - <$1

 

coin New Zealand 2 cents 1987
2 cents 1987(1986-1988)
bronze
2 / Kowhai leaves
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1987 / Crowned head right
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

coin New Zealand 1 cent 1979
1 cent 1979 (1967-1985)
bronze
1 / Silver fern leaf
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1979 / Young bust right
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin New Zealand 1 cent 1987
1 cent 1987 (1986-1988)
bronze
1 / Silver fern leaf
ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND / 1987 / Crowned head right
Coin value - ~$1

 

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

 

 

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