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Coin: Penny 1950
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value1 (x Penny) TypePenny
Year1950 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage5,784,000 (5.8 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 5,784,000 (5.8 million)
MaterialBronze DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)30.8000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)9.5000
Obverse

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; below neck in small letters the artist's initials, HP (Humphrey Paget).

Obverse inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse

A tui (bird) perched facing left in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms; around, NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1950.

Reverse inscription

NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1950

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Penny 1950: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Penny 1950: Photos
Penny 1950: Photo New Zealand 1950 penny
New Zealand 1950 penny
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Penny 1950: Photo New Zealand 1950 penny
New Zealand 1950 penny
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Penny 1950: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1950
Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1950
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Penny 1950: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1950
Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1950
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Penny 1950: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 21
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide34
Australian Coin ChartNP11
Penny 1950: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins 1988 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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Penny 1950 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 43.80 42.95 42.09
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 30.00 27.41 24.81
Royal Mint LondonAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 29.20 28.63 28.06
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 14.60 14.32 14.03
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 2.21 2.30 2.39
Penny 1950 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 17.94 16.89 15.85
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 11.85 11.48 11.10
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 4.06 3.61 3.17
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 0.38 0.36 0.35
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 0.21 0.22 0.22
Royal Mint LondonProofProof 237.31 236.64 235.97
Historic values in NZD for Penny 1950 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Penny 1950 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Penny 1950 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Penny 1950: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Penny > 1950
Penny 1950: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1950 New Zealand 1950 penny - CoinFactsWiki
List of all (25) coins of type: New Zealand / Penny
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