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Detailed information about coin type: Shilling (Silver) from New Zealand:

Coin type: Shilling (Silver)
Description

The composition of the New Zealand silver shilling coins (1933 to 1946) was 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% zinc and 5% nickel.

In total (counting known proof mintages), 12,540,604 (13 mln) silver shilling coins were minted in New Zealand.

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Sub-type ofShilling Sub-types
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1933 - 1946 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
MaterialSilver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.7000
Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Silver shillings were minted during the reigns of King George V and King George VI.

Obverse inscription

Reverse

A figure of a Maori warrior in warlike attitude carrying a taiaha (close-quarters staff weapon made from either wood or whalebone).

Reverse inscription

NEW ZEALAND SHILLING [year]

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling (Silver): Photos

New Zealand 1934 shilling Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
Notes: Maori warrior (1933 - 1946).
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New Zealand 1934 shilling Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
Notes: King George V (1933 - 1935).
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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1937
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George VI, Emperor (1937 - 1946).
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List of 11 coins of type: Shilling (Silver) from New Zealand
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1933 2,000,020 King George V Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1934 3,400,020 King George V Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1935 1,680,364 King George V Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1937 890,200 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1940 500,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1941 360,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1942 240,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1943 900,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1944 480,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1945 1,030,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1946 1,060,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR