Detailed information about Coin: Five Cents 1978 from New Zealand
|Country||New Zealand||Currency||New Zealand Dollar|
|Face value||5 (x Cent)||Type||Five Cents|
|Year||1978||Current||No (demonetised 2006)|
|Mintage||20,038,000 (20.0 million)|
|Material||CuproNickel||Designer||Reginald George James Berry|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||19.4300||Thickness (mm)||1.2400|
Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1978.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1978|
The last surviving member of an otherwise extinct family of reptiles, the tuatara (a lizard-like reptile), native only to New Zealand, is shown sitting on a coastal rock. Above in the background, a gull flying. Below, the denomination 5.
Reserve Bank of New Zealand reports regular mintage of 20,000,000.
Krause catalogues list 20,023,000 circulation coins and 15,000 proofs.
Judging by other years' patterns though, that's most probably 20,000,000 circulation coins, 23,000 in sets and 15,000 proofs.
|In sets (Royal Canadian Mint)||23,000 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Proof (Perth Mint)||15,000 (included in main number)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||New Zealand KM# 34.1|
|Reserve Bank of New Zealand||Mint||link|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mint||Proof mint|
|Reserve Bank of New Zealand||Mintage||link|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mintage||Proof mintage|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Varieties||Proof|
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