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Coin: Threepence 1936
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence (Silver)
Year1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage2,760,000 (2.8 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 2,760,000 (2.8 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)16.2600 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.4138
Obverse

Crowned bust of King George V facing left (by Percy Metcalf), which extends to the rim; around, the monarch's legend GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Two carved patu (Maori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached; between their blades, the value and denomination 3d (abbreviation for "three pence"); above, NEW ZEALAND; below, the date 1936.

The artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray) were omitted from the reverse of the threepence until the 1937 issue when they were placed below the centre of the crossed weapons.

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND 3d 1936
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Threepence 1936: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Threepence 1936: Photos
Threepence 1936: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1936
Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1936
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Threepence 1936: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1936
Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1936
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Threepence 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 1
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide53
Australian Coin ChartNT4
Threepence 1936: 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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Threepence 1936 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 113.85 115.01 116.17
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 99.38 98.59 97.80
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 60.56 60.43 60.31
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 36.22 36.57 36.93
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 9.46 9.62 9.78
Royal MintFine (F) 3.09 3.10 3.12
Threepence 1936 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 51.35 51.19 51.03
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 22.66 22.52 22.38
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 11.98 11.83 11.68
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 2.91 2.81 2.71
Royal MintFine (F) 1.06 1.05 1.05
Royal MintProofProof 615.15 616.90 618.65
Historic values in NZD for Threepence 1936 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Threepence 1936 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Threepence 1936 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Threepence 1936: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Threepence > 1936
Threepence 1936: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1936
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List of all (31) coins of type: New Zealand / Threepence
Threepence 1933 Threepence 1934 Threepence 1935 Threepence 1936 Threepence 1937 Threepence 1939
Threepence 1940 Threepence 1941 Threepence 1942 Threepence 1943 Threepence 1944 Threepence 1945
Threepence 1946 Threepence 1947 Threepence 1948 Threepence 1950 Threepence 1951 Threepence 1952
Threepence 1953 Threepence 1954 Threepence 1955 Threepence 1956 Threepence 1957 Threepence 1958
Threepence 1959 Threepence 1960 Threepence 1961 Threepence 1962 Threepence 1963 Threepence 1964
Threepence 1965