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Coin: Sixpence 1965
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value6 (x Penny) TypeSixpence (CuproNickel)
Year1965 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage8,625,010 (8.6 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 8,625,010 (8.6 million)
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 1965; below centre of branch in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscription

NEW ZEALAND SIXPENCE 1965

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Sixpence 1965: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Broken wing 200,000 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Prooflike 25,000 (included in main number)
Proof 10 (included in main number)
Sixpence 1965: Photos
Sixpence 1965: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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Sixpence 1965: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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Sixpence 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage GuideNew Zealand KM# 26.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide111
Australian Coin ChartNS33
Sixpence 1965: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof mintages
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Prooflike, Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 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 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3.59 3.47 3.35
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 3.98 3.94 3.91
Royal Mint LondonAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 2.45 2.28 2.11
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.45 2.28 2.11
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 2.45 2.28 2.11
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 1.95 1.91 1.87
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 44.83 43.33 41.84
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingUncirculated (UNC) 99.38 98.59 97.80
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 38.94 38.17 37.41
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingExtra Fine (EF, XF) 13.42 12.36 11.30
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingVery Fine (VF) 9.26 8.76 8.26
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingFine (F) 7.79 7.63 7.48
Sixpence 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.73 0.60 0.47
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 0.41 0.36 0.32
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.10 0.10 0.10
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 35.02 32.56 30.11
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingUncirculated (UNC) 28.62 27.79 26.96
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingExtra Fine (EF, XF) 11.79 11.60 11.42
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingVery Fine (VF) 6.71 6.52 6.34
Royal Mint LondonBroken wingFine (F) 3.35 3.26 3.17
Royal Mint LondonProoflikeBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.01 0.01 0.01
Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1965 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1965 / Broken wing / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1965 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1965 / Broken wing / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1965 / Prooflike / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Sixpence 1965: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Sixpence > 1965
Sixpence 1965: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
List of all (31) coins of type: New Zealand / Sixpence
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Sixpence 1965