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Coin: Sixpence 1963
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value6 (x Penny) TypeSixpence (CuproNickel)
Year1963 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage800,000 (800000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 800,000 (800000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.9000
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right; around, + QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials incuse on neck truncation, MG (Mary Gillick).

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Reverse

A huia (bird) perched on a branch facing right; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, SIXPENCE 1963; below centre of branch in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscription

NEW ZEALAND SIXPENCE 1963

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Sixpence 1963: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Sixpence 1963: Photos
Sixpence 1963: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
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Sixpence 1963: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Sixpence 1963: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 26.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide109
Australian Coin ChartNS31
Sixpence 1963: 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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Sixpence 1963 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 10.76 10.40 10.04
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 11.93 11.83 11.74
Royal Mint LondonAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 5.84 5.73 5.61
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.92 2.86 2.81
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 1.95 1.91 1.87
Sixpence 1963 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3.24 2.89 2.53
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 1.62 1.44 1.27
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.52 0.42 0.32
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 0.15 0.15 0.14
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.10
Royal Mint LondonProofProof 196.49 193.40 190.32
Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1963 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1963 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1963 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Sixpence 1963: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Sixpence > 1963
Sixpence 1963: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
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List of all (31) coins of type: New Zealand / Sixpence
Sixpence 1933 Sixpence 1934 Sixpence 1935 Sixpence 1936 Sixpence 1937 Sixpence 1939
Sixpence 1940 Sixpence 1941 Sixpence 1942 Sixpence 1943 Sixpence 1944 Sixpence 1945
Sixpence 1946 Sixpence 1947 Sixpence 1948 Sixpence 1950 Sixpence 1951 Sixpence 1952
Sixpence 1953 Sixpence 1954 Sixpence 1955 Sixpence 1956 Sixpence 1957 Sixpence 1958
Sixpence 1959 Sixpence 1960 Sixpence 1961 Sixpence 1962 Sixpence 1963 Sixpence 1964
Sixpence 1965